Lisbon is the capital of Portugal, located in the middle of the country on the river Targus not far from the Atlantic coast.
The Padrao dos Descobrimentos, the discoveries monument, is a vast concrete tower celebrating the Portugese explorers such as Vasco da Gama. It is located at Belem on the riverfront a short distance from the city centre.
Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, the monestry at Belem, is a spectacular Portuguese Late Gothic Manueline style of architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage site which was built from 1501.
Cloisters in the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, the monestry at Belem
Torre de Belem fortress at Belem
Arco da Rua Augusta, the triumphal arch on commerce square in Lisbon
Lisbon Cathedral, Se de Lisboa, Lisbon