Monument of the Discoveries

LEARN ABOUT THE 32 PORTUGUESE HEROES OF THE DISCOVERIES AT THE MONUMENT OF THE DISCOVERIES Go to the top Viewpoint and enjoy a unique panoramic view of Lisbon The beautiful Monument of the Discoveries is shaped like a caravel from the Discoveries, heading to sea at the Tagus river. This is a tribute to the heroes […]

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Cape Bojador – the Cape of Fear – Where the World Ended!

CONQUERING ANCIENT FEARS, SAILING SOUTH AND THE BEGINNING OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE WORLD. For centuries it was common belief that the world ended a little further than Morocco and that there was no sea or land below. But in 1434 brave Portuguese navigators, sent by Prince Henry, conquer the Cape. And in the following […]

The birth of Prince Henry, The Navigator – Today, 623 years ago!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] THE INVENTOR OF THE DISCOVERIES AND ONE OF THE MOST RELEVANT PEOPLE IN WORLD HISTORY! 4.03.2017 – THIS DAY IN HISTORY 623 years ago today, a portuguese prince was born – Prince Henry, The Navigator! A prince that although he was never king, became one of the most important figures of both Portuguese and […]

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