Tour Locations | Lisbon: The Age of Discovery
LOCATION 5 | Lisbon: The Age of Discovery
Now, turn right and continue walking, in the direction of the kiosk.
Did you know this spot used to be a harbour? It was built in 1753.
Let me give you a few facts. In 1807, Queen Mary I, Prince João VI and the royal family fled Lisbon from here to Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil. They did this to escape the Napoleonic troops who were going to invade Portugal.