Lisbon at Night

By: Babak A. Tafreshi


Region: Europe

Site: Lisbon - Portugal

Date: December 2012

The Moon corona (atmospheric phenomenon) appears above the Belem Tower, the iconic landmark of Lisbon. Belém Tower or the Tower of St Vincent is a fortified structure which is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its significant role in the Portuguese maritime explorations in the 16th century. The tower was a defense system at the mouth of the Tagus river and a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon. Babak Tafreshi,

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