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A monument to the lives of Portuguese immigrants.

In the end of 19th century and before the World War One many thousands of Azorian Portuguese left... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
New Jersey
If Passing.

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

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Paul H
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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30 Aug 2018
“A monument to the lives of Portuguese immigrants.”
24 Aug 2018
“If Passing.”
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Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal
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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

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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.

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

Thank DrKahealani
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.

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

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.

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.

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

Thank holiday-view23-7-11
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Nothing remarkable this statue is across the street from the Military museum. I wouldn’t go out of my way to see it.

Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 8 February 2018

This statue commemorates the many Azorians who emigrated from these isolated islands, especially during the 1950s, when times here were very hard. While one salutes the sentiment, the poses of the figures said nothing to us, though we stopped while passing several times. The statue...More

Thank John M
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