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Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar

Avenida Brasilia - no Forte do Bom Sucesso | next to Belém Tower, Lisbon, Portugal
+351 919 903 210
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Simple and striking

The simple and visually striking war memorial is dedicated to soldiers who died during the Overseas... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
Grand

Visited torre of Belem and accidentally found this monument. It is well presented and we saw an old... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
Jeffrey_Teh_2000
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Zhuhai, China
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Monument to Combatants who died in mission in Overseas War..about 10.000 names engraved in the stones; also see the Chapel and Memorial do the Portuguese Soldier who died fighting for Portugal and at right the names of Combatants who died in Peace Operations.
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Avenida Brasilia - no Forte do Bom Sucesso | next to Belém Tower, Lisbon, Portugal
Belem
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

The simple and visually striking war memorial is dedicated to soldiers who died during the Overseas War in the 20th century. Behind the monument is a wall (several walls) with 180 bronze plates engraves with the names of fallen soldiers. Very moving and solemn place...

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Visited torre of Belem and accidentally found this monument. It is well presented and we saw an old man trying to rework the wording

Thank Jeffrey_Teh_2000
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Nice place to be, nice monument to see. Combination of water and stone is really cool. Still, if you don't have time to see it, you will not loose anything if you skip it.

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This monument was erected for the soldiers that lost their lives during the 1964-1971 conflict in Africa. It is a solemn place and wall behind the monument has the names of the Fallen solders listed.

Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This is a simple but very effective memorial next to the Belem Tower. It is a remembrance of those who lost their life's in the colonial wars. The names of each who lost their lives is on the walls. Make sure you go into the...More

Thank Alistair T
Reviewed 25 June 2016

located at the Bom Sucesso Fort along the bike trail on the North shore of the Tagus River. A unique structure and memorial honoring those Portuguese solders who died during combat operations when fighting in Northern Africa between 1964 and 1971. There are two guard...More

Thank ranishi
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Like other comments , very sad in parts , if in the area it is Worth a visit , however it is not as good as some others in the area The trenches mock up is very moving

Thank christopher t
Reviewed 16 December 2015

In the Belem area, near Torre de Belem you can find this monument that is a tribute to the soldiers that died in war of Ultramar. The monument is simple but with interesting architecture.It's a fine tribute. There is an eternal flame and a list...More

Thank PMAL
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

This monument is located next to the museum do Combatente and is garded by two soldiers. The monument is modern and the wall with all the names are very impressive and reminds us that there are never winners in a time of war! If you...More

Thank ArieDiepen
Reviewed 7 November 2015

I did not go in the adjoining museum, but I spent some quiet time at this monument memorializing fallen soldiers. It is simple but powerful with its reflecting pool, triangular monument, eternal flame, and walls with the names of these brave soldiers. While I claim...More

Thank heartimes
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Belem
Belém is the "capital of the Portuguese Discoveries"
and a photographer's paradise. You can spend an entire
day exploring this neighborhood: monuments (Jerónimos
Monastery, Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries),
museums (Coach Museum, Centro Cultural de Belém) and
breathtaking views of the Tagus river will make your
visit worth your time. Belém also offers a variety of
restaurants and cafes, namely the famous - and
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