Portugal - Thomas L. Kelly
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Triumphal Arch of Rua Augusta

Triumphal Arch of Rua Augusta is situated on the northern side of Commerce Square that opens the Rua Augusta street, the most important street in Baixa. The Triumphal Arch of Rua Augusta was designed by the architect Santos de Carvalho to celebrate the reconstruction of the city after the great earthquake. Construction was completed in 1873, and its statues represent, among others, Vasco da Gama and the Marquess of Pombal. Portugal

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