The walls of the Parque Metro station are covered with 450,000 tiles and smal sculptures on the theme of the Portuguese Discoveries and the Rights of Man. There are 50 4x3 m maps with routes, further portraits, objects, etc. Only a few of those are photographed by us and shown here.
The route of Christopher Columbus first voyage 1492
The route of Fernão de Magalhães through the strait named after him, 1520
Afonso de Albuquerque
Vasco da Gama
- Federica Matta (Neuilly-sur-Seine 1955),
French-Chilean artist and arts educator
- Françoise Schein (Brussel 1953),
Sources & Information
Location (N 38°43'46" - W 9°9'1")
Item Code: ptli001; Photograph: 1 July 1997
/ updated: 29 August 2017
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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