44 Sights in Lisbon, Portugal (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Lisbon, Portugal. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 44 sights are available in Lisbon, Portugal.

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1. MAAT - Tejo Power Station

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Tejo Power Station is a cultural centre that presents the evolution of energy with a Museum of Science and Industrial Archaeology concept, where themed and experimental exhibits live side by side with a great variety of cultural events. Located in the Belém area on terrain Lisbon usurped from the Tagus river at the end of the 19th century, in one of the city's areas with the greatest concentration of historical monuments where one can find, among others, the Jerónimos Monastery, the Belém Cultural Centre, the Tower of Belém, the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, the Portuguese Presidential Palace and Museum, the Coach Museum or the Cordoaria Nacional . A building classified as a Public Interest Project, the Electricity Museum unfolds along the perimeter of the old thermoelectric plant – the Tejo Power Station, which illuminated the city of Lisbon for more than four decades.

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2. Arco do Triunfo da Rua Augusta

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The Rua Augusta Arch is a stone, triumphal arch-like, historical building and visitor attraction in Lisbon, Portugal, on the Praça do Comércio. It was built to commemorate the city's reconstruction after the 1755 earthquake. It has six columns and is adorned with statues of various historical figures. Significant height from the arch crown to the cornice imparts an appearance of heaviness to the structure. The associated space is filled with the coat of arms of Portugal. The allegorical group at the top, made by French sculptor Célestin Anatole Calmels, represents Glory rewarding Valor and Genius.

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3. Casa dos Bicos

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The Casa dos Bicos is a historical house in the civil parish of Santa Maria Maior, in the Portuguese municipality of Lisbon. The house, built in the early 16th century in the Alfama neighbourhood, has a curious façade of spikes, influenced by Italian Renaissance palaces and Portuguese Manueline styles. It survived the disastrous 1755 Lisbon earthquake that destroyed much of the city, but over time was abandoned as a residence and used as a warehouse. After a 20th-century renovation, it became the headquarters of the José Saramago Foundation and a location of the Museum of Lisbon.

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4. Torre de Belém

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Belém Tower, officially the Tower of Saint Vincent is a 16th-century fortification located in Lisbon that served as a point of embarkation and disembarkation for Portuguese explorers and as a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon. It was built during the height of the Portuguese Renaissance, and is a prominent example of the Portuguese Manueline style, but it also incorporates hints of other architectural styles. The structure was built from lioz limestone and is composed of a bastion and a 30-metre (98.4 ft), four-storey tower.

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5. Jardim Mário Ruivo

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The Red Rockery Garden, formerly known as the Water Garden, or Water Garden, is a dissolved stone garden. It is located on the riverside of the national park. It was completed at the 98th Expo, with the theme of ocean and water. To this extent, the garden has a series of educational and sports equipment with water as the main theme. These tools involve different historical times and different cultures. It consists of several parts: Palm Garden, Mediterranean Orchard, Lake Ulysses, Waterfall Building and Hydraulic Garden.

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6. Réplica da Pedra de Dighton

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Réplica da Pedra de Dighton Frank S. Davis / Public domain

The Dighton Rock is a 40-ton boulder, originally located in the riverbed of the Taunton River at Berkley, Massachusetts. The rock is noted for its petroglyphs, carved designs of ancient and uncertain origin, and the controversy about their creators. In 1963, during construction of a coffer dam, state officials removed the rock from the river for preservation. It was installed in a museum in a nearby park, Dighton Rock State Park. In 1971 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).

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7. Regicídio do Rei Dom Carlos I

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Regicídio do Rei Dom Carlos I Le Petit Journal / Public domain

The Lisbon Regicide or Regicide of 1908 was the assassination of King Carlos I of Portugal and the Algarves and his heir-apparent, Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal, by assassins sympathetic to Republican interests and aided by elements within the Portuguese Carbonária, disenchanted politicians and anti-monarchists. The events occurred on 1 February 1908 at the Praça do Comércio along the banks of the Tagus River in Lisbon, commonly referred to by its antiquated name Terreiro do Paço.

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8. Palácio Nacional de Belém

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The Belém Palace, formally the National Palace of Belém,, is the current official residence of the President of the Portuguese Republic, the head of state of Portugal. Located in the Belém District of Lisbon, the palace's main façade fronts the Praça Afonso de Albuquerque, facing the Tagus River. A former residence of the Portuguese Royal Family, the Belém Palace complex is made up of various buildings, wings, courtyards, and gardens, built variously from the 18th to 21st centuries.

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9. Teatro Thalia

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The Thalia Theater, better known as Laranjeiras Theater, was a small theater, initially belonging to Joaquim Pedro Quintela, 1st Count of Farrobo, located on Estrada das Laranjeiras, Laranjeiras (Lisbon), near the current Lisbon Zoo. Despite its small dimension, it was one of the main Lisbon theaters of the nineteenth century, where they acted the great figures of the musical landscape of that time. Today, it is one of the concert sites of the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra.

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10. Jardim da Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques

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Jardim da Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques Tom Strong / CC BY-SA 3.0

Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques is a street and garden in Lisbon. It was built in honor of the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques. It has just over three hectares, and consists of a small garden at the eastern top, then extending into two large pitched trays divided by Almirante Reis Avenue; At the western top is the Higher Technical Institute. Separating the garden from lawn trays is the luminous source, one of the largest monumental works in the Estado Novo.

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11. Museu Nacional de Arqueologia

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Museu Nacional de Arqueologia Jose Luis Filpo Cabana / CC BY 3.0

The National Museum of Archaeology is the largest archaeological museum in Portugal and one of the most important museums devoted to ancient art found in the Iberian Peninsula. Located in Lisbon, the museum was founded in 1893 by the archaeologist José Leite de Vasconcelos. The museum is located in the western wing of the Jeronimos Monastery where the monks had their dormitory. The museum is built in the Neo-Manueline style and was officially opened in 1906.

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12. Partido Socialista (Sede)

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The Socialist Party is a social-democratic political party in Portugal. It was founded on 19 April 1973 in the German city of Bad Münstereifel by militants from the Portuguese Socialist Action. The PS is a member of the Socialist International, Progressive Alliance and Party of European Socialists, and has nine members in the European Parliament within the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats group during the 9th European Parliament.

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13. Museu da Marioneta

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The Museu da Marioneta has been located since November 2001 in the Convent of Bernardas in Lisbon, Portugal, establishing itself as the first museum in Portugal entirely dedicated to the interpretation and dissemination of the history of puppetry, covering the history of this art form across the world, presenting the different types of puppets and the different approaches they allow, with special emphasis on Portuguese puppets.

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14. Museu Miguel Bombarda

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The Mosaic Convent, followed by the Mosaic Hospital for Women Prisoners, began in 1911 with the Miguel Batriber Gob Hospital, which was first part of the office-based princesses' society and was established with the approval of the parents. You will eat garlic. In addition, it is designated as the mother's home of the mission congregation, the mission congregation's home, joon's home, palo's home and jaffoles's home.

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15. Museu de Marinha

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The Navy Museum is a maritime museum in Lisbon, dedicated to all aspects of the history of navigation in Portugal. The museum is administered by the Portuguese Navy and is located in the tourist district of Belém. It occupies a part of the neo-Manueline Western wing of the Jerónimos Monastery with the National Museum of Archaeology, as well as a modern annex built to the North of the monastery.

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16. Observatório Astronómico de Lisboa

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The Lisbon Astronomical Observatory is an astronomical observatory located in Tapada da Ajuda, in the civil parish of Alcântara, municipality of Lisbon. Recognized internationally for its quality of work in the field of positioning astronomy, in 1992, it became a dependency of the University of Lisbon, responsible for scientific and historical research, along with media relations.

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17. Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Jesus

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The Church of Our Lady of Jesus, or Parish Church of Our Lady of the Mercês, is located in the Largo de Jesus in Lisbon. It is framed, in the same wide, by the former building of the Convent of Our Lady of Jesus, where since 1838 is the Academy of Sciences, the High School of Passos Manuel, the Hospital de Jesus and the Mendia Palace, among others.

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18. Pastéis de Belém

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Bethlehem's cream or pastries are one of the most popular specialties of Portuguese sweets. Although cream pastels can be tasteful in many cafes and pastries, the original recipe is an exclusive secret from the Belém Pastile Factory in Lisbon. There, traditionally, the pastels are still hot, sprinkled with powdered sugar and cinnamon.

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19. Casa-Museu Doutor Anastácio Gonçalves

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The Museum-Residence of Dr. Anastácio Gonçalves is a former residential home built in the art nouveau style that has been converted into a museum of nineteenth-century Portuguese painting and of art nouveau art and artifacts. It is located in the civil parish of Avenidas Novas, in the municipality and Portuguese capital of Lisbon.

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20. Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga

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Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga / Public domain

The Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, also known in English as the National Museum of Ancient Art, is a Portuguese national art museum located in Lisbon. With over 40,000 items spanning a vast collection of painting, sculpture, goldware, furniture, textiles, ceramics, and prints, MNAA is one of the most visited museums in Portugal.

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21. Padrão dos Descobrimentos

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Padrão dos Descobrimentos is a monument on the northern bank of the Tagus River estuary, in the civil parish of Santa Maria de Belém, Lisbon. Located along the river where ships departed to explore and trade with India and the Orient, the monument celebrates the Portuguese Age of Discovery during the 15th and 16th centuries.

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22. Igreja de Santa Catarina

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The cathartic temple is established in xvi, lisba, by caustic soda catharsis. On November 1, 1755, a large earthquake and subsequent fire destroyed most of the building. It was rebuilt in 1757. The fire in 1835 destroyed most of the buildings. Under the Holy Vision in 1835, the church of Quaker Abbey became a parish.

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23. Mártires da Pátria (Março de 1994)

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Mártires da Pátria (Março de 1994) RickMorais / Public domain

The field of the martyrs of the Fatherland, currently known by its previous name of Campo de Santana, is a stream of the parish of Arroios in Lisbon. It occupies the top of the tergo that separates the two converging valleys in the city center, and corresponding to Avenida da Liberdade and Avenida Almirante Reis.

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24. Porta do Mar

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Porta do Mar Roque Gameiro / Public domain

The gate of the ancient sea, now called the dark arch, is the gate of the ancient city inserted on the fence of the mill in Sparta. He stood in the ox carter's street, facing the naughty door of the old idea church. It is also known as the location of Canary Street because it stands at the end of this street.

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25. Jardim Amália Rodrigues

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Rolichia Merry Garden is the author of the garden, which was named Rolichia Merry Garden in 2000 to pay tribute to the Rolichia Merry florists. Eduardo vii Park, which opened in 1996, is located in the center of the city and in the highest area. Your reliefs and designs give you a rich environment.

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26. Jardim Avelar Brotero

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Jardim Avelar Brotero is a public garden in Lisbon, located in the parish of Alcântara, delimited by the streets Filinto Elísio, Pedro Calmon, Jau and Gil Vicente, between the sidewalk of Santo Amaro and the Tapada sidewalk. Its total area is 5 973 m² and the green of 2 433 m².

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27. Ponte 25 de Abril

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The 25 de Abril Bridge is a suspension bridge connecting the city of Lisbon, capital of Portugal, to the municipality of Almada on the left (south) bank of the Tagus river. It has a total length of 2,277 metres (7,470 ft), making it the 46th longest suspension bridge in the world.

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28. Hotel Pestana Palace

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Pestana Palace is a luxury hotel in Lisbon, Portugal, in the Alcântara district. Housed in the historic Palácio Vale Flor, Pestana Palace is the flagship luxury hotel of the Pestana Group, one of Portugal's premier hotel groups. It is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.

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29. Reservatório da Mãe d'Água das Amoreiras

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The Mother of Water Reservoir of Amoreiras, better known as only Mother of Water of Amoreiras, is the deposit that collects the waters from the Águas Free Aqueduct, in the Lisbon district. It was projected in 1745 and built in the garden of Amoreiras, being completed in 1834.

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30. Aqueduto das Águas Livres

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The Águas Livres Aqueduct is a historic aqueduct in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. It is one of the most remarkable examples of 18th-century Portuguese engineering. The main course of the aqueduct covers 18 km, but the whole network of canals extends through nearly 58 km.

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31. Elevador de Santa Justa

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Elevador de Santa Justa Luca Galuzzi (Lucag) / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Santa Justa Lift, also called Carmo Lift, is an elevator, or lift, in the civil parish of Santa Justa, in the historic center of Lisbon, Portugal. Situated at the end of Rua de Santa Justa, it connects the lower streets of the Baixa with the higher Largo do Carmo.

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32. Jardim Zoológico de Lisboa

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Lisbon Zoo is a zoological garden in Lisbon, Portugal. It was founded in 1884. The zoo was originally located in the park of São Sebastião da Pedreira. The zoo moved once in 1894 and once again in 1905 to it current location at Quinta das Laranjeiras, in Sete Rios.

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33. Depósito de Água da EPAL - Penha de França

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Depósito de Água da EPAL - Penha de França Vitor Oliveira from Torres Vedras, PORTUGAL / CC BY-SA 2.0

Penha de França is a freguesia and typical quarter of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. Located in the historic center of Lisbon, Penha de França is east of São Vicente, south of Arroios and Areeiro, and west of Beato. The population in 2011 was 27,967,

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34. Igreja do Loreto

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The Church of Chloride, next to the fire trough, faces the streets of mercy in Lisbaya. The author of the construction project of this church is the coast and mud. Following the 1755 earthquake, the temple suffered great damage and was rebuilt in 1785.

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35. Museu Nacional dos Coches

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Museu Nacional dos Coches Pedro Beltrão / CC BY 4.0

The National Coach Museum is located on the Afonso de Albuquerque Square in the Belém district of Lisbon in Portugal. The museum has one of the finest collections of historical carriages in the world and is one of the most visited museums of the city.

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36. Jardim Botânico de Lisboa

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The Botanical Garden of the University of Lisbon (JBUL) is located in the parish of Santo António, in Lisbon. It arose from the need to create a practical complement in the teaching and investigation of botany, the then Polytechnic School of Lisbon.

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37. Senhorio dos Lagares d'El-Rei

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The Quinta dos Lagares d'El-Rei, is a quinta and manor house on the Portuguese estate of Quinta dos Lagares d'El-Rei, part of the Senhorio dos Lagares d'El-Rei, a feudal fiefdom, seated in the civil parish of Alvalade, in the municipality of Lisbon.

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38. Museu da Farmácia Lisboa

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The Pharmacy Museum, a museum devoted to the history of the pharmaceutical business, was established only within the National Pharmacy Association building (Santacaca, Lisba) and opened in June 1996, with a museum centre in the seaport city in 2010.

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39. Marquês de Pombal

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Marquês de Pombal Carlos Costa, European Commission / Attribution

The Marquis of Pombal Square is an important roundabout in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. It is located between the Avenida da Liberdade and the Eduardo VII Park in the former parish of Coração de Jesus and in the quarter of Santo António.

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40. Telecabina Lisboa

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Telecabina Lisboa Filipe Rocha,user:sacavem (pt), Sacavem1 11:23, 16 November 2007 (UTC) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Country Park Cable Car, also known as the Convention and Exhibition Cable Car, is a cable transport vehicle located in the port of Lisboa for tourism purposes. It is run by Telecabine Lisboa, a company that integrates exhibition venues.

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41. Museu Geológico

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Geological Museum is a Lisboa museum that collects and displays thousands of paleontological, archaeological and mineralogical documents in two large rooms, which are located in the same building at 19 College of Science Street in Lisboa.

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42. Miradouro de Santa Luzia

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The Luzia Santa Mountain walrus has a wide view of the Alfama and Tejo rivers. Feature points, from left to right are the thickening of the Santa Dome, the Holy Temple Church and the two white spires of the church are migguel.

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43. Capela de Santo Amaro

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The Santo Amaro Chapel, also designated by Santo Amaro Church, is located in the Portuguese Parish of Alcântara, in the municipality of Lisbon, more precisely at Gil Vicente Street and Santo Amaro Calçada.

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44. Reservatório da Patriarcal

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The Patriarchal Reservoir, located beneath the Royal Prince Square, was designed by French engineer Louis-Charles Mary in 1856. Built between 1860 and 1864, it serves the water distribution pipe in Lisboa.

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