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Monuments in Lagos

Brasão de Lagos

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Avenida dos Descobrimentos
8600, Lagos

Lagos

A limestone work that represents the city of Lagos's coat of arms, made of a wall and two towers.

Monumento aos Navegadores

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Avenida dos Descobrimentos
8600, Lagos

Lagos

A monument as a tribute to the brave navigators of Lagos. A sculpture made of three spirals, that seeks to represent the will and effort of the navigators in face of the sea and of the unknown.

Estátua de El Rei Dom Sebastião

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Praça Gil Eanes
8600, Lagos

Lagos

Located in the town's centre, this statue by João Cutileiro pictures the king Dom Sebastião. It was inaugurated in 1973 on occasion of the 400 years of Lagos as a city celebrations.

Estátua aos Pescadores de Lagos

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Rua Álvaro Esteves
8600, Lagos

Lagos

A statue that is a simple tribute to the fishermen of Lagos, brave men who defy the sea with their boats.

Estátua do Infante Dom Henrique

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Praça do Infante Dom Henrique
8600, Lagos

Lagos

A tribute to the Infante Dom Henrique, Henry the Navigator, inaugurated in 1960 at the time of the 500 years of his death.

Estátua de São Gonçalo de Lagos

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Avenida dos Descobrimentos
8600, Lagos

Lagos

A bronze statue in honour of São Gonçalo de Lagos, the city's patron saint and the only saint to have been born in the Algarve. It is up on a pedestal, in the centre of a small fountain.

Escultura comemorativa do dia 10 de Junho

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Avenida dos Descobrimentos
8600, Lagos

Lagos

A limestone sculpture that represents a discoveries landmark, inaugurated on occasion of Portugal's day ceelebrations in 1986. It is about two metres tall and is located in a flowerbed with grass.

Painel de Azulejos Alcácer Quibir

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Avenida dos Descobrimentos
8600, Lagos

Lagos

A tile panel that represents the Alcácer Quibir battle, with references to the disappearance of king Dom Sebastião. It was inaugurated in the 1980s.

Estátua de Gil Eanes

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Avenida dos Descobrimentos
8600, Lagos

Lagos

A bronze statue, inugurated in the 1960s, as a tribute by the city of Lagos to its most famous navigator, Gil Eanes.

Estátua do Capitão de Abril Salgueiro Maia

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Rua Salgueiro Maia
8600, Lagos

Lagos

A tribute bust to the captain Salgueiro Maia, for his deeds when he commanded the carnations revolution on 25 April 1974.

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