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Jeronimos Monastery

Praca do Imperio | Wrocław, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
+351 21 362 0034
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No expense was spared when they built this masterpiece of Manueline and Gothic architecture in 1502, which was inspired by Vasco da Gama who is buried here with other great navigators of the past.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Praca do Imperio | Wrocław, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
+351 21 362 0034
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Combines two styles of arquiteturas ( Gothic and Manuelino). Details are every where. Really worth the visit...but is not only that the sourrounding atmosphere is amazing, it’s like go back in time...but at same time modernity is also present. Is a must go in Lisbon....don’t...More

Thank sandrabolinhas
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Need to see this church, but go later in the day when the crowds and tours have left. Find a guide book before you go to find all the hidden secrets that were built into the pillars and walls.

Thank Dale O
Reviewed yesterday

good to see as an example of Portuguese late medieval architecture but you have to wait in long queues and the 10 euros single entry ticket is really too much for the privilege to see a large but quite simple cloister. there is no a...More

Thank Claire C
Reviewed yesterday

When I entered the main entrance and saw the walls of stone sculptures like lace, I was totally struck with shock ! I have never seen anything so ornate in stone and the magnificence is awesome. If you don't like monasteries, don't go to all...More

Thank Carolajun
Reviewed yesterday

An outstanding place where youl find thr famous Vasco da Gama Navegator and Luis de Camões Portugues famous writer. The Claustros garden inside is very beautiful as well as the Church. Do not miss the opn Gate closed now with all its reliefs and sculptures....More

Thank marinoble
Reviewed yesterday

A Monastery that is so amazing and has so much history. Spend a day in the region... have lunch in the nearby restaurants, visit the Cultural Center of Belem and have a Pastel de Belém...

Thank FlyingTuga
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I assumed this is a must do, there was a queue (12.30 on a sunday), buy your ticket at the archiological museum, this avoids the queue. Cloisters are fine, church dark. There was a side entrance to the church facing the sea which was open,...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stunning church, with amazing stone work and detailing and the cloisters next door were beautiful too. A nice place to wander around for an hour - lots of info available if you want to take in the history - we just enjoyed the change of...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Grandiose display of Manueline style. Plan on a one hour visit. If there is a line for the church go here first.

Thank hemcruz
Reviewed 4 days ago

A wonderful day out. Loads to see, including museums, landscapes, lovely restaurants and various architectural wonders.

Thank Thembi M
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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11 December 2017|
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Response from werhappy2travel | Reviewed this property |
It would be rushed, but you could do it in an hour. But make sure you buy your tickets online before you arrive otherwise you will spend your hour waiting on the line to enter.
29 September 2017|
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Response from Aparna P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the church is right at the entrance of the Monastery (and houses similar architectural elements - engravings etc including Vasco De Gama's tomb). There is an archeology museum beside the entrance as well (Entrance fee... More
22 May 2017|
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Response from Holfy | Reviewed this property |
If you are visiting the monastery you may also be planning to go to the Belem Tower which is a ten minute walk along the river. There is also the Archaeology Museum and the shop where the Pasteis de Nata custard pies... More