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Jardim de Vasco da Gama 華士古達嘉馬花園-華士古達嘉馬上半身銅像
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澳葡政府為了紀念葡萄牙航海家華士古達伽馬(葡萄牙語:Vasco da Gama)發現通向印度航海新路線400週年[1],由葡萄牙工程師鴉寮努尼士在「花士古打監麻新路(葡萄牙語:Avenida Vasco da Gama)」之地段間設計一個花園;花園在1898年建成啟用,並命名為華士古達嘉馬花園[2];當時民間俗稱為新花園。由於佔地較大,全長500米,闊65米,兩旁均植有假菩提樹;花園音樂台,以作為樂隊演奏用途。現時華士古達嘉馬花園的正中央[4]豎立了一座由雕刻家高士達(葡萄牙語:Tomás da Costa)創作以紀念華士古達伽馬的方尖形紀念碑,於1911年1月31日(紀念華士古達嘉馬到達印度400週年[5])揭幕。紀念碑底座為石級,紀念碑前後東各有兩支古炮;紀念碑正面上有一塊白色大理石浮雕,浮雕是根據葡萄牙著名詩人賈梅士(葡萄牙語:Luís Vaz de Camões)所著的著名史詩《葡國魂》中的一段神話而刻劃,以讚揚達華士古達伽馬的航海冒險精神。紀念碑中間前後均有一個銅製指南針等航海用具。紀念碑上面為華士古達嘉馬的上半身銅像。花園於1997年被重整時,把底座改建為六角形梯級式噴水池。2005年修葺時把紀念碑臨時性地搬離花園,待完成修葺後重新完整地豎立原處。

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Taken: 10/02/2013
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