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Statue of Prince Henry the Navigator

Praca Infante Dom Henrique, Porto 4050-295, Portugal
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Praca Infante Dom Henrique, Porto 4050-295, Portugal
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"green area"
in 6 reviews
"palacio da"
in 4 reviews
"dom henrique"
in 2 reviews
"large square"
in 2 reviews
"monument stands"
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"an underground car park"
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"church of san francisco"
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"king john"
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"famous portuguese"
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"the river"
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"lovely park"
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"stock exchange"
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"palace"
in 10 reviews
"bolsa"
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"explorer"
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"sailors"
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"benches"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It would have been awkward not to have a monument dedicated to Henry the Navigator in his hometown and shores from which his caravelas were launched to see. This lovely park located in front of Palacio de la Bolsa and 50 m away from the...More

Thank AndaLibra
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This monument stands proudly in a square close to the palace. It commemorates Henry the navigator, a famous Portuguese explorer. Nice place to sit and reflect.

Thank albeback1
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This statue celebrates one of Portugal great seamen. In a super location near the river and palace seems fitting. Also a very impressive statue.

Thank IAN O
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

In competition with the Spanish and the British, Henry sent his sailors to explore the world and bring riches home. This they did. There is a wonderful new, companion monument at Belem in Lisbon.

Thank curly000
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely huge statue in a sewage flanked by a market and the old stock exchange building. Lovely to relax in and soak in the atmosphere of Porto.

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

We got a glimpse of this statue from our touring bus. Henry the Navigator was a famous explorer from Portugal. I got a quick photo and wished we had more time to view this.

Thank VAChuck
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

The Statue locates on a urban plaza near the riverside for the honor of Prince Henry on the development of modern navigation. It is a nice place to relax on the sunny days.

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

this is statue represents an important part of Porto's and Portuguese history, therefore its location close to the river. the garden surrounding it is cool for a strall or just to seat for a few minutes. if you are nearby Ribeira make sure to visit...More

Thank rmcc83
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

This impressive statue stands in the center of a small urban plaza. It honors the man who defined the principals of modern navigation.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Just up from our apartment!! Massive statue surrounded by green green grass!! Nice place to stop and relax on a grogeous sunny day!!!

Thank Lynda S
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