Pavilhão Atlântico - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
With an architecture based on ancient ships that staged the Portuguese Discoveries, the Atlantic Pavilion is now the scene of numerous sporting events and hosting the big shows that are realized in Lisbon with capacity for 20 000 people.
Pavilhão Atlântico - FURTHER INFORMATION
Pavilhão Atlântico - Lisbon visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Pavilhão Atlântico' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Distrito Lisboa.
The Atlantic Pavilion is one of the most modern and largest pavilions of the Europe and is able to receive all kinds of events, with capacity for 20 thousand people.
The Atlantic Pavilion is a unique space for its aesthetics, versatility and simple architectural and innovative forms. He is a member of the Association of European Arenas Association and the Lisbon Tourism. With a privileged location on the right bank of the Tagus River in Park of Nations in Lisbon in the eastern part of Capital of Portugal. It has excellent access, five minutes from Lisbon International Airport.
With an architecture based on ancient ships that staged the Portuguese Discoveries, the Atlantic Pavilion is now the scene of numerous sporting events and hosting the big shows that are take place in the capital.
The Atlantic Pavilion configuration reminds a spaceship, but its shape is also the horseshoe crab, a species that emerged 200 million years ago, a mixed of marine animal and spacecraft.
This space, built between 1996 and 1998, was one of the stages of Expo '98, a world exhibition that evokes the oceans and discovery, is the great hall of Lisbon.
In the panorama beyond the Atlantic Pavilion can also see the towers of St. Gabriel and St. Raphael and the International Fair of Lisbon, FIL.
Lisbon Tourism Office
Tel: 210 312 700
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Flight: Lisbon International Airport (LIS) ( 4,5 km).
Metro: Oriente (Vermelha line)
Bus: 5, 25, 28, 44, 96, 204, 208, 210,708,750,759,782. Oriente bus stop
Train station: Oriente