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Torre de Belem

Avenida Brasilia - Belem, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
+351 21 362 0034
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A 16th-century tower which serves as a monument to Portugal's Age of Discovery on both land and sea.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Avenida Brasilia - Belem, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
+351 21 362 0034
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lisbon is divided into frequesias or civil parishes. Belém is one of these freguesias. Only about 10 minutes outside of the Lisbon city center, Belém contains a great amount of important historical sites within very close walking distance of one another. One of these is...More

Thank rtlaw
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is very interesting tower from the outside. We had bought dual tickets for this together with the monastery . We wandered over to the tower and stood in the entrance queue. After waiting 40 minutes without moving we gave up on going in -...More

Thank debssmith63
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tower is so important to Lisbon that you should go and see it! Plus it's located next to the pastry shop of belem. There is nothing to see inside though, just take a couple pics outside and continue walking...

Thank Emma G
Reviewed 2 days ago

While being out of town don't do a tour simply catch the hop on hop of bus and do it yourself. Relax by the waters edge and enjoy a wine with a view. A delightful way to spend a morning, well worth it.

Thank AussiePaul60
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is definitely a spot to stop on as part of a longer trek around the waterfront seeing other things. There's not much here but it's a nice spot to stop

Thank Barbra B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The tower is a beautiful landmark, and an interesting half hour activity with lovely views from the top and interesting architecture. Major issues with queuing and and organisation however, with absolutely no information available as to what is going on. We arrive at 2pm and...More

Thank Caitie-Lou
Reviewed 2 days ago

Emblematic monument of lisbon A must see Easy access There is a line up during high season Close to many other monuments / attractions

Thank ceybel t
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We didn't venture inside the tower - partly because the queue was huge and partly because we had been told the outside is the most spectacular part. Apparently there is not a lot to see inside but the views must be good. Definitely worth the...More

Thank saraecv
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped by and walked around. Did not get a chance to actually enter the tower as the place had a long line up. Seeing it from the outside, was quite a site and well-worth a visit. A beautiful and impressive structure.

Thank TINA M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Belem is a worthwhile excursion outside of Lisbon. While there are different ways of getting there I wonder if hiring a tuk-tuk or a private taxi would be worth the time and cost. We had an all day metro pass which included the Belem transportation...More

Thank 33lisa33f
Belém is the "capital of the Portuguese Discoveries"
and a photographer's paradise. You can spend an entire
day exploring this neighborhood: monuments (Jerónimos
Monastery, Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries),
museums (Coach Museum, Centro Cultural de Belém) and
breathtaking views of the Tagus river will make your
visit worth your time. Belém also offers a variety of
restaurants and cafes, namely the famous - and
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10 June 2017|
Response from Paul P | Reviewed this property |
We didn't use the Lisbon card but I did see these being used at the monastery so I assume so (we bought a joint ticket for Belem +monastery)
22 May 2017|
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Response from TomA2 | Reviewed this property |
If I'd had it to do over I wouldn't go inside the tower at all. It's not worthwhile. And you're very likely to end up with wet ruined shoes.
10 October 2016|
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Response from mta747 | Reviewed this property |
We got a multi ticket which covered the monastery, museum and tower for €16. The ticket for monastery & museum was €12 & by going to the museum entrance & paying you can avoid the long queues for the monastery.