Belem Tower | Lisbon, Portugal by Nico Trinkhaus
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Belem Tower | Lisbon, Portugal

Belem Tower was built in the 16th century from limestone as part of a defense system on Tagus River and was a built as a ceremonial gate of Lisbon. This, however, is not the only reason why this tower is so famous and why it remains a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Belem Tower is a symbol of the Portuguese maritime travels during the Age of Discoveries.

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19mm · f/16.0 · 30s · ISO 64
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