Arco do Triunfo, Lisbon

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A commemorative arch dedicated to recovery from the 1775 earthquake, Arco do Triunfo boasts 7 m (23 ft) statues at its top, representing glory, valor, and ingenuity. Originally a bell tower, this neoclassical structure took over a century to become what it is today. Standing over 30 m (100 ft), it welcomes you to the historical area of Lisbon. Look for statues of Vasco da Gama, Nuno Alvares Pereira, Viriato, and Marquis of Pombal at its lower level. Climb the arch's gazebo to get panoramic views of Rua Augusta. See Arco do Triunfo and all Lisbon has to offer by arranging your trip with our Lisbon day trip planner .
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  • Super impressive arch that’s an architectural masterpiece. When in Lisbon I would consider this a must see. So many things to see in this area  more »
  • The Arco do Tiunfo looks over the amazing town square of Lisbon. Morning, daytime, evening and nighttime bring different views and angles to look at.  more »
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