Yesterday's image update on Google Maps means that we can now see Lisbon's Vasco da Gama Tower in all its glory. The tower was built in 1998 for the Expo 98 World's Fair. At the 394 ft-level, there was an observation deck and, just below it, a luxury panoramic restaurant. At the base of the tower was a three-storey building that served as the European Union Pavilion during the expo.
Both the observation deck and the restaurant were closed in October 2004. While they were open, the tower was the tallest structure in Portugal open to the public (excluding bridges).
View a video of the Vasco da Gama Tower on Google Maps
Other Lisbon video maps:
25th of April Bridge, Lisbon
Praca do Comercio, Lisbon
Elevador de Santa Justa, Lisbon
Castelo de Sao Jorge, Lisbon