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Duarte M wrote a review Sep 2020
18 contributions22 helpful votes
Be sure to walk a block out of your way to see this historical note. Something like 90% of Azoreans leave the Azores in hopes of better jobs. The are called "the emigrants" and they have spread to many parts of the world.
Date of experience: September 2020
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Dawn W wrote a review Jan 2020
Milwaukee, Wisconsin25 contributions1 helpful vote
I recommend including this monument to be included in your walking exploration of Ponta Delgada. It is near the marina.
Date of experience: September 2019
Dr. Tim wrote a review Apr 2019
Marana, Arizona4,724 contributions625 helpful votes
On our walk from our cruise ship through the city of Ponta Delgada we came across this statue. I wasn’t sure what it was until I did a little research. It is a bronze sculpture which is a Monument to the Emigrants by Álvaro França. The monument is a tribute to all the cities on the island of São Miguel and is dedicated to the Azorean people that emigrated to find a better life for themselves abroad. It is on the Main Street and on the way from the cruise ship shuttle drop off and the Church of Saint Sebastian and the gates of the city (Portas da Cidade). You can’t miss it as you walk down the Main Street along the harbor. …
Date of experience: April 2019
Jo K wrote a review Mar 2019
Worcester, United Kingdom6,173 contributions451 helpful votes
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
ryanc3 wrote a review Dec 2018
northampton,england359 contributions46 helpful votes
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