padrao dos descobrimentos

The History behind Padrão dos Descobrimentos|Lisbon

The Padrão dos Descobrimentos, or the Discoveries Monument, that stands today was built in time for the 500-year-anniversary of the death of Portugal’s Prince Henry the Navigator and to symbolize Portugal’s role during the Age of Discoveries. From temporary exhibition display to a modern landmark The Padrão dos Descobrimentos was originally built in 1940, as a […]

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cristo rei in lisbon

Cristo Rei in Lisbon | Worth a visit?

I lived in Lisbon for 27 years. And in all that time it never crossed my mind to visit Cristo Rei on the other side of town in Almada. It was not until Noah start asking who was the man with wide arms just across the bridge, and why on earth have we never been […]

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Marquês de Pombal Palace | InstaMeet Lisboa

InstaMeet. What’s that? It’s basically a great way for people within the Instagram community to meet each other in person and take photos together around one spot – the InstaMeetLisboa are organised by Kate and this time we went to Oeiras to photograph the Marquês de Pombal Palace. It’s very interesting, especially if you are […]

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