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Jardim da Rotunda da Boavista: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 31 August 2019 via mobile

My husband and I and baby went to investigate this statue and park when checking out Casa Musica & mercado bom sucesso which were both recommended to us by a local. Impressive statue. We had to look up the meaning behind it afterwards. Our guesses...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 29 July 2019 via mobile

Nice statue in the middle and a good rest stop if you‘re on your way to somewhere. When we visited, there were a few food stands.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mooits
Reviewed 21 July 2019 via mobile

Very nice to stop and relax... A lot of trees creating some hide from sun. On the way to cementery. Good for kids, good parking spots around

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank pczerwin79
Reviewed 4 May 2019

While visiting the Casa da Música, we took the opportunity to walk to the Jardim da Rotunda da Boavista, just steps away. Our attention was initially drawn to the grand statue in this beautifully planted area, and though in the middle of a rather large...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 April 2019 via mobile

The statue in the very centre of Rotundra Boavista depicts the Napoleonic Wars when Portugal overcome their foes. The Portuguese Lion is shown Crushing the French Eagle. Totally Awesome and a must see.👀

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lisaandcliveh
Reviewed 28 March 2019

Jardim do Boavista Roundabout is a lovely, historic spot. In essence it is a huge roundabout which regulates traffic, but it also has a significant, symbolic presence. The garden is nice, but the historic presence is the tall monument, Monumento aos Heróis da Guerra Peninsular,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This a park and monument located within a large roundabout, the central statue is very impressive and visible from all over the city, not a destination in itself but worth taking a look if you are passing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 235AndrewR
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This is a very large roundabout with a garden and monument set inside. We first passed it while we were on the hop-on hop-off bus and wanted to see it in a bit more detail. The roundabout is in the Boavista district and the monument...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pakabay
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

A huge roundabout but don't go there at night if you're alone. Anyways it's not a very special place to visit

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This is a very large roundabout with a most impressive statue portraying a famous Portuguese victory.

Date of experience: March 2018
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