You can't fail to see the statue as you wall along the sea front. Wish there was more information .... Several locals were seated at the base of the statue when we visited, so we didn't linger to find out more.
This statue has a troubled history. It has been moved and even turned around depending on the prevailing mood of the locals. The reason for this is that it reminds people of their colonial past. Attitudes now seem to have moderated, and once again the...更多
A modern statue next to Torre de Belem. The nice thing about the statue is its location on fishermen's beach where there are many colourful boats and in front of 19th C English-built trading houses. It is very photogenic in its surroundings.