Statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro

Great Monuments of the World

1. Monument to the Discoveries in Lisbon, Portugal The Monument to the Discoveries, Padro dos Descobrimentos, is quite a distinctive structure standing at a height of 52 m (170 ft), this concrete slab is shaped like the front of a ship. This represents ships which departed from the banks of the Tagus river during the Age of Discovery. The monument …

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