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A 145-meter tower, constructed in the shape of a billowing sail, that permits breathtaking views of the entire city.
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Parque das Nacoes | Cais das Naus, Lisbon, Portugal
Parque das Nações
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+351 21 891 8000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing much to see here.. Completely overrated. I would rather spend time in other parts of Lisbon and surrounding areas. The cable car ride is okay, nothing great.

Thank chratty
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

The tower is quite nice on its own but the hotel built next to it really makes it look a lot worse. As other have said in the comments, the tower is closed for the public. If you are at the world expo site, take...More

Thank Jonas B
Reviewed 6 June 2018

There was once a viewing platform at the top but unfortunately this has since closed, a shame because I bet the view is beautiful!

1  Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Placed in Parque de Nacoes(Nations Park),close to station of Lisbon cable car.Beautiful but all you can do is to admire it only from outside. The observation deck is closed to visitors. As I know, there is a hotel now.

Thank zuv
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Parque das Nacoes is worth visiting in any event, and a walk along the waterfront is a great idea on a sunny day, but admire this from afar, as the observation tower is no longer open. A good starting point for the short cable car...More

Thank phutty
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This was a little disappointing to me - we had hoped we could access the tower to see the surrounding area from the top, but no, it is not open. We rode the cable car and got off near the tower, so walked the short...More

Thank Howesthat
Reviewed 21 April 2018

It's a great place to walk along the banks of the river especially during the evening time very close to sunset.

Thank shri1987
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

People always say late afternoon is a boring time.I mean time between 5-7 pm. But I always love this time for get rid off loneliness .Because of that I love the place . You can walk around with some lovely wind which will make you...More

Thank AhmadurRahman
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Combined with the Oceanarium which is very close, we spent a Wonderfull day. At night it is even more impressive. There is a restaurant on top with magnificent view.

1  Thank Helen L
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The tower is named after the famous Portuguese explorer who discovered a sea route from Europe to India and is shaped like a sail with a vertical concrete mast. At the top of the mast is an observation deck in the shape of a crow's...More

1  Thank TAIN2013
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Parque das Nacoes
This neighborhood was built up at the end of the 1990s
mostly because of the Expo '98. The pavilions and
structures that once were the home of all the Expo's
attractions and exhibits are still culturally and
artistically significant. In Parque das Nações you'll
explore conference and concert pavilions, a shopping
center, trendy restaurants and an enjoyable cable car
ride you can't miss out on. On top of this, the
...More
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