Lisboa – Portugal

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Torre de Belém is one of the most impressive monuments in Lisbon. It is located on the right bank the Tejo river, where once existed the beach Bethlehem Initially surrounded by the waters around the perimeter, was progressively involved the beach, even today incorporate ashore.
The monument stands out by the implicit nationalism, since it is all surrounded by decorations Coat of arms of Portugal, including entries from crosses of the Order of Christ in windows bulwark; such characteristics refer primarily to the typical architecture of a time when the country was a global power (the beginning of the Modern Age).
Designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1983, was elected as one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal on July 7, 2007.

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