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Fonte Luminosa

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Hidden : 7/27/2011
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The Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques is a street and garden in Lisbon. It was built in honor of the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques. It has just over five acres, and consists of a small oriental garden on top, extending later into two large trays lawns divided by the Avenida Almirante Reis.
A separate trays of garden lawns is Fonte Luminosa, a major monumental works of the New State, authored by Rebelo de Andrade. The large lawn and boulevard trees, pines with Australia, the Canary palms, pines and bastards characterize this garden.
This space is equipped playground, game tables and gazebo. One of the most famous boulevards of Lisbon, often stage demonstrations and celebrations of May 1st. Limited to West Instituto Superior Técnico and east by the Fonte Luminosa.

A Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques é um arruamento e jardim em Lisboa. Foi construído em homenagem ao primeiro rei de Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques.
Tem pouco mais de cinco hectares, e é constituído por um pequeno jardim no topo oriental, estendendo-se depois em dois grandes tabuleiros relvados divididos pela Avenida Almirante Reis.
A separar o jardim dos tabuleiros relvados está a Fonte Luminosa, uma das maiores obras monumentais do Estado Novo, da autoria de Rebelo de Andrade.
O amplo relvado e a alameda arbórea, com pinheiros da Austrália, palmeiras das Canárias, pinheiros mansos e bastardos caracterizam este jardim.
Este espaço está dotado de parque infantil, mesas de jogos e miradouro.
Uma das alamedas mais conhecidas de Lisboa, frequentemente palco de manifestações e comemorações do 1º de Maio. Limitada a Oeste pelo Instituto Superior Técnico e a Este pela Fonte Luminosa.

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