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Address: Parque das Nacoes | Cais das Naus, Lisbon, Portugal
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+351 21 891 8000
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A 145-meter tower, constructed in the shape of a billowing sail, that...

A 145-meter tower, constructed in the shape of a billowing sail, that permits breathtaking views of the entire city.

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My favorite part of my trip to Lisbon

Vasci da Gama Tower was my favorite part of my trip to Lisbon. There are great places to eat. I took 70% of my pictures there and walked and took in the great sites

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 March 2016
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Luxembourg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

The Vasco da Gama Tower (Portuguese: Torre Vasco da Gama, is a 145-metre lattice tower with skyscraper in Lisbon, Portugal, built over the Tagus river. It is named after the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, the first European to arrive in India by sail, in 1498. The architects of the tower were Leonor Janeiro, Nick Jacobs and SOM (Skidmore, Owings... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

As I suggested somewhere, I would recommend visiting this area during the night, after other attractions are mostly closed. Everything looks modern and beautiful (at least to me), so I would start at the Metro station, walk to this Tower and look at the bridge, than walk back to the Vasco da Gama Shopping center. Expo area and the river... More 

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Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Vasci da Gama Tower was my favorite part of my trip to Lisbon. There are great places to eat. I took 70% of my pictures there and walked and took in the great sites

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2 Thank Lee L
Oceanside, California
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

It represents the sail of a ship, visible as you ride over the Vasco da Gama Bridge. Next to it is the new luxury Myriad Hotel.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

It's fun, it's good, it's average. I would recommend sight seeing at night as it really adds and metropolis feel to it.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

If you visit Lisbon you have to visit the Vasco da Gama Tower. It is an amazing building and all around is also wonderful.

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2 Thank Javier G
Lisbon, Portugal
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Nice to see. You can go see is when you're in Parque das Nacoes. Don't make a special tour for this one, because that will be a waste of time.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Architecturally is similar to Burj Al-Arab but Hollow trusses. It is at end of New water front. And monument of new Lisbon.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

The view from the "teleferico" is superb Expect a long line but definitely worth the wait You can choose a one way ticket or return, either way, after exiting there are restaurants, ice cream spots, cafes, etc

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Vinho, Portugal
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Not for the queasy stomach and on high days and holidays it's a favorite with the locals so choose your timing carefully.

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