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Torre de Belem

Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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A 16th-century tower which serves as a monument to Portugal's Age of Discovery on both land and sea.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Avenida Brasilia - Belem, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
+351 21 362 0034
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Reviewed today via mobile

Try to arrive early, since the place open at 10:00am, will always have line up. Prepare to spend at least 10 to 15 minutes to wait for getting in. November will have rain sometime , please get prepare. Need to spend at least 2 hours...More

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Reviewed today

Beautiful tower with historical significance. Could not visit inside because it was close but still worth for views.

Thank Susanabbru
Reviewed today

As most reviews already said, this building is very beautiful from the outside. The inside is pretty as well, however there isn't much to see (a few canons, balcony and view). We had bought the Lisbon card and therefore the entrance fee was included. We...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Go early to miss the crowds. There are some spectacular photo opportunities at this tower. Very romantic as well.

Thank DaveGSU
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a lovely day with the family weather beautiful lovely photos we recommend the place very easy to go we use took took it was a great fun but also you can try no 15 tram

Thank 924evripidisg
Reviewed yesterday

What a beautiful castle - absolutely magic. Set in the water, with crashing waves all around. Feels like a fairy tale. The light at sunset is so beautiful, highly recommended, you can't not love it!

Thank Laileyw
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a monument that has great historical value although it is not especially beautiful in itself. You therefore need to read up on it before you go and take it along during a it walk near the waterfront.

Thank Leen1404
Reviewed 2 days ago

We found Belem to be the least interesting area of Lisbon and wish we had skipped the entire area. A couple of monuments and a monastery are not worth the time it takes to get to Belem especially if you don't have a great deal...More

Thank panter
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Read the reviews and didn’t queue to go inside. One of a number of sights you can target in a half day ... marina/monastery and custard cakes

Thank louiseh263
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Belem has so much to offer the visitor from its tower, churches to its iconic sculpture of Henry the Navigator gazing out to sea. Lovely bars and restaurants abound with great ice cream and casual dining and snacks. And of course the famous Pasteis de...More

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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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August 27, 2018|
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Response from bruno25777 | Reviewed this property |
The best way yo have info in first hand is to contact them directly, i'm sure they will help you and answer all your questions.. Have fun!!!
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August 27, 2018|
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Hippo trip buses are amphibious bus/boats that take you on a tour of the city and the river. It doesn’t go underwater.
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Response from Stephy_M97150 | Reviewed this property |
We got the Lisboa card and all 3 monuments were included as well as the metro/tramway/bus services. Excellent value if you are planning on visiting couple of museums/monuments. You can buy it online and pick it up at the... More
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