Lisbon by Drone
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TourMania View of Lisbon


Check out this stunning drone video of the Portuguese capital city Lisbon, compliments of contributor Madeirexx.  The video opens with a magnificent aerial shot of the Christ the King statue overlooking the 25 de Abril Bridge on the Tagus River.  From there it's on to other top spots in the city such as Jerónimos Monastery and Rossio Square, the Praça do Comércio, Torre de Belem, and Sao Jorge Castle.  It also includes some footage of Greater Lisbon, including Pena Palace and Cascais Beach.  

Aerial Tour of Lisbon
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Soaring Over Lisbon (4K)


Contributor Martigen created this marvelous drone video of the Portuguese capital city Lisbon.  It opens with a magnificent shot of Praça do Comércio on the Tagus River.  The square was built on the ruins of the Ribeira Palace, the great Portuguese royal palace.  The palace along with  much of Lisbon was destroyed in one of history's greatest natural disasters: the 1755 earthquake, which is estimated to have registered up to 9.0 on the Richter Scale, devastated the city and killed up to 100,000 people.  

25 de Abril Bridge and More
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Lisbon Portugal in Cinematic High Definition


In this video, top contributor Justin Poore used a drone to give us an unforgettable look at the amazing city of Lisbon, Portugal.  The video captures many of the top sights in the Portuguese capital, including an epic shot of its iconic 25 de Abril Bridge at around the 1:40 mark.  The red-colored bridge spanning the Tagus River between Lisbon and Almada has been a filming location for numerous movies, notably the 1969 James Bond movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service, the seventh movie in the series.

Around Lisbon by Drone
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Rein Martens

For a two minute aerial tour/VLOG of the great Portuguese city of Lisbon, it's tough to beat this one by Rein Martens.  It combines ground footage, drone footage, and some very skillful editing to give you a feel for this amazing city on the western fringe of Europe.  The video contains bird's eye views of Commerce Square in the heart of the city, the amazing Vasco de Gama Bridge over the Tagus River, and the Atlantic coast just west of the city.   

Parque das Nações District.
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Modern City 4K UHD - Cinematic Aerial Video


Lisbon, Portugal is known for its long and rich history but this aerial film explores the city's modern development. Flying DJI Phantom 3 Pro and Inspire 1 drones, creator flyingvisions illustrates the beauty of a vibrant bustling metropolitan area.  Most of the video was shot in the city's Parque das Nações district.  This is is the area a bit upstream from central Portugal, just south of the Vasco de Gama Bridge.  It's known for its beautiful parks and large marina on the Tagus estuary.  

Vasco de Gama Bridge
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Sunrise at Lisbon's Vasco de Gama Bridge: DJI Mavic Pro

Jorge Novo Murias

Jorge Novo Murias used a drone to create this epic bird's eye view of of Portugal's Vasco de Gama Bridge.  The highly complex span was completed in 1998 in connection with Expo 1998, the celebration of the 500th anniversary of Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama's epic voyage to India.  The cable-stayed bridge, which is the second longest in Europe, spans 12.3 km (7.3 mi) over the Tagus river and is now a critical part of metropolitan Lisbon's infrastructure.  

Belém Tower
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Belem Tower


The Fort of St. Vincent (Belém Tower) lies in the Tagus River in Lisbon.  It was built in the early 16th century to fortify the Portuguese capital city's defenses against a seaborn invasion.  However, despite being later strengthened, the tower surrendered to Spanish forces after just a few hours of battle.  It was subsequently used for a prison.  After falling into a state of disrepair, the tower was fully renovated in the 1990's.  It is now listed as one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.

Lisbon's Christ the King Statue
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Lisbon by Drone with Stunning Footage of Christ the King Statue

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Prepare to be blown away by this incredible drone video of the great Portuguese city of Lisbon, compliments of contributor p3c0.  The video leads off with some epic overhead footage of the Christ the King (Santuário de Cristo Rei) monument overlooking the city, its most recognized landmark and one of the most well known statues in the world.  Completed in 1959, it was inspired by a similar statue in Rio de Janeiro and was built to express national gratitude for avoiding the horrors of World War II.

Fort of São Lourenço
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Fort of São Lourenço do Bugio


Throughout its history (including a time as one of the world's most important cities), Portugal's Lisbon has been vulnerable to seaborne invasion.  To cover the approaches to the city from the sea, various fortresses have been built in the Tagus River estuary to protect the city from such an eventuality.  In this video by contributor Flyingbydaniel, you'll get a bird's eye look at one of these forts: Fort of São Lourenço. Built in the 16th-17th centuries, it now functions as a lighthouse.


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