Jardim Afonso Albuquerque

Jardim Afonso Albuquerque, Lisbon

Afonso de Albuquerque is one of the great Portuguese heroes of the Age of Discoveries. A larger than life character, Albuquerque carved out a Portuguese empire in India and parts of South East Asia.

Jardim Afonso Albuquerque, Belem, Lisbon.

A statue and park in his honour is located in Belem just outside the Museu da Presidência da República (Museum of the President of the Republic).

Afonso de Albuquerque stands on a white, stone column surrounded by lawns and small ponds. The statue is by the sculptor, Costa Mota and stands on a neo-Manueline base, surrounded by fountains.

Jardim Afonso Albuquerque, Belem.

Access - Getting There

Jardim Afonso de Albuquerque
1300-598 Lisbon

The park is close to Belem Station on the Cascais Line or can be reached by tram #15.

A good hotel just to the north of the park is Jeronimos 8. Also nearby is the famous cafe Pasteis de Belem, well-known for its delicious custard tarts.

Jardim Afonso de Albuquerque

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Three Monkeys

Three Monkeys, Lagos, Algarve

Three Monkeys is a popular bar in Lagos, in the Algarve region of southern Portugal, for young people who enjoy a party.

Three Monkeys, Lagos.

Beerbong competition, pool, darts, music, Three Monkeys offers a wide range of things to do while you are drinking. Throw in European soccer on the TV when the season is under way.

Three Monkeys, Lagos.

Access - Getting There

Three Monkeys (3monkeys.me.uk)
Rua Lançarote de Freitas 26
Lagos 8600 Portugal
Tel: 28 276 2995

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