A 52 metres tall monument celebrating the Portuguese Age of Discovery, located on the northern bank of the Tagus River estuary, in Belém neighborhood, where ships departed to explore and trade with India and the Orient. On each side of this monument, there are 33 heroes of the Portuguese Discoveries with Henry the Navigator, who discovered the Azores, Madeira and Cape Verde, leading the ship. It is also very close to the Belém Tower and the Jerónimos Monastery, another of Lisbon's many remarkable sights. You can also visit the observation deck on the top to have some breathtaking views of the city and the marble mosaic at the foot of the Monument that represents a compass, with a world map in the centre. So check out our Monument of the Discoveries tour to see it all!
Enjoy this 3-hour e-bike tour around West of Lisbon to see many of the city’s most beautiful sites, including free electric bicycle rental, so you can explore Lisbon in the most fun and ecologic way!