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Housed in the former riding school of the palace, don't miss the world's largest collection of coaches and royal vehicles..
Housed in the former riding school of the palace, don't miss the world's largest collection of coaches and royal vehicles.
Praça Afonso de Albuquerque, Lisbon, Portugal
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In front of the former Royal Palace of Belém, now the Presidential Palace, there is a massive statue looking out to sea, representing Afonso de Albuquerque, second ruler of Portuguese India in the early 16th century
The 16th century Jerónimos Monastery stands at the entrance to the Lisbon harbour as a testament to Portugal's Golden Age of Exploration
The botanical garden of Ajuda is one of the oldest gardens in Europe and is considered the first in Portugal
One of the most important in Europe, evoking Portugal's domination of the seas
The Padrão dos Descobrimentos or Monument to the Discoveries is a tribute to the Portuguese Age of Discovery that peaked during the 15th-16th centuries
The permanent collection of the museum consist of the Berardo Collection, which is made up of modern en contemporary art, with major art movements like abstract expressionism, Abstraction-Création, action painting, body Art, constructivism, cubism, De Stijl, digital art, experimental art, geometric abstraction, kinetic art, minimal art, neo-expressionism, neo-plasticism, neo-Realism, op art, photography, photorealism, pop art, realism, suprematism, surrealism
The Ponte 25 de Abril or 25th of April Bridge across the Tagus river resembles the Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco
The Belém Tower, also known as the Tower of St Vincent to honor Lisbon's patron saint, is a fortified tower that guards the entrance to the Lisbon Harbour
Portugal's impressive national art collection, including 14-19th century European painting, artefacts of Portuguese contact with the East and Africa and a collection of ecclesiastical treasures