Dia de Portugal


Lisbon: Flag of Portugal

Lisbon: Flag of Portugal

The huge flag is overlooking the Edward VII Park in the centre of Lisbon.


Lisbon: Square Luís de Camões

Lisbon: Square Luís de Camões

The "Praça Luís de Camões" is a central square in Lisbon. A statue in the centre depicts the famous poet.


Lisbon Pantheon

Lisbon Pantheon

The baroque Church Santa Engrâcia, inaugurated only in 1966,has been converted into a National Pantheon in1916. Several presidents have been buried here as well as writers such as João de Deus and the fado singer Amália Rodrigues. Among the cenotaphs to outstanding historical personalities are Luís de Camões, Pedro Álvares Cabral, Afonso de Albuquerque, Nuno Álvares Pereira, Vasco da Gama and Henry the Navigator.


Lisbon Pantheon

Lisbon Pantheon

Interior of the Church Santa Engrâcia


Belém: Hieronymites Monastery

Belém: Hieronymites Monastery

The monastery in Belém near Lisbon, classified by the UNESCO as World Heritage Site, is one of the finest examples of the Portuguese Late Gothic Manueline style of architecture.


Cenotaph Luís de Camoes

Cenotaph Luís de Camoes

Cenotaph to Luís de Camoes in the Jerónimos Monastery in Belém near Lisbon.

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