Lisbon Tourist Travel Information Guide
Monuments to visit Portugal in Lisbon
Monument to the Discoveries
Anchored in the bar of the Tejo (Tagus) river, this is a building shaped caravel, was opened in 1960, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the death of the Prince Infante Dom Henrique.
Designed by architect Cotinelli Telmo and sculptor Leopoldo de Almeida, representing the five continents, through the presence of thirty-three figures, with Prince Henry in the bow of the crew.
Tuesday to Sunday: May-September: 10 am to 18:30 pm
October-April: 10 am to 17:30 Closed on public holidays: January 1, May 1, 25 December.
Tel: 21 303 19 50
Buses: 727, 28, 729, 751 Tram: 15
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