Avenida Almirante Reis - Lisbon, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
N 38° 43.226 W 009° 08.125
29S E 488227 N 4285762
Quick Description: Avenida Almirante Reis is a location of the Portuguese Monopoly located in the center of Lisbon.
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 3/1/2014 10:30:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMK8Q4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
In Portugal the game was first made available in the 50's by Majora, a local games publisher. In 1961 there was a second edition and if the first release had the name translated to Portuguese (Monopólio) this 1961 edition had the original title: Monopoly.

From 2006 the board changed, with some new properties replacing old ones, for no apparent reason, and with Euros instead of the old Portuguese currency (Escudos).

It was a glorious quarter once, of the final years of the Empire, becoming slowly dodgy, inhabited by poor immigrants from Africa and Brazil, drug consumption and prostitution skyrocketed and the real estate decayed. These days there is a relative effort to renovate the neighborhood but it's still short for the needs.
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Add the Color Location on the Board: Cyan: Oriental Avenue, Vermont Avenue, Connecticut Avenue


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