Padrão dos Descobrimentos

Lisbon, Portugal

The Monument to the Discoveries is an intricate structure built in 1958 that romanticizes Portugal’s role in the Age of Discovery. The East and West profiles each features 16 figures from that age, in addition to the central statue of Henry the Navigator, totaling 33.

Andrew dela Serna 8 Sep ’12

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