‘Adamastor’, a popular viewpoint (miradouro) and gathering place in Lisbon which is officially called Miradouro de Santa Catarina.
The park was closed in 2018. ‘One day, a local paper announced the park’s imminent closure, and the miradouro was wrapped in a fence, with no sign of when it would reopen’. More about what’s happening here… (source: Atlas Lisboa)
‘Adamastor’ , a popular viewpoint (miradouro)
From this vista point you have the most breathtaking views on the Tagus river, the 25th of April Bridge and the Cristo Rei monument.
Beautiful boys 🙂
There is a small terrace with a bar serving drinks and toasted sandwiches.
The name Adamastor is chosen because of the large stone statue of the mythical figure ‘Adamastor’ which presides over the space.
Adamastor is a Greek-type mythological character invented by the Portuguese poet Luís de Camões in his epic poem Os Lusíadas (first printed in 1572), as a symbol of the forces of nature Portuguese navigators had to overcome during their discoveries. More…
Adamastor Lisbon: a sunny Sunday in February
Just below of the small Adamastor square, you will find the fantastic terraces of bar ‘noobai‘. Definitely worth a visit!