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On our way back to the cruise terminal, we stopped here as it's close. Loved ponta delgada... read more

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jofunkyfacepainter
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Nice monument

Saw this monument, represents something to do with the immigrants Has a lot of meaning if you live... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2018
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Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal
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Reviewed today via mobile

On our way back to the cruise terminal, we stopped here as it's close. Loved ponta delgada generally and defo be back!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jofunkyfacepainter
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Saw this monument, represents something to do with the immigrants Has a lot of meaning if you live on the island of Sao Miguel.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ryanc3
Reviewed 30 August 2018

In the end of 19th century and before the World War One many thousands of Azorian Portuguese left the beloved island of Sao Miguel looking for a better life in Hawaii. Never an easy decision - and those days distances seemed even longer. Father, mother...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

If you're passing have a look but don't go out of your way to see what I thought was a far from welcoming statue.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a monument to pay homage to the immigrants who left Sao Miguel to seek a better life somewhere else. It is only significant to those of us who have had relatives who left. Between 1878 and 1913, some 20,000 Azorean immigrants left Ponta...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Just a nice statue near the water front in Ponta Delgada. You can take photo of it. Or, you can take a photo of you with the statue.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TravelinAlan
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I wish that I could find out a bit more about the background to this monument - maybe that is the point to question. i wonder if it was linked to the Spanish civil war ? As statues / monuments go this is modern, well...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cherriesfan_9
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This statue set is in the very nice plaza that is right by the cruise ship harbor. Many of the emigrants went to the USA, Massachusetts being a favorite place.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank bigtyke
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Not all that interesting or pleasing, this is street sculpture on the major road along the port. In a traffic circle.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 21 April 2018

This is almost a round about on the road. As you walk through the lower section of the town (to the left when facing the town coming out of the port). The tour guide we had explain the meaning and that the town's people are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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