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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed yesterday

I just got into this monastery about 30 minutes before it closed for the day so be sure you check on the times it's open as this caught me by surprise. It was well worth the 30 minutes though. It is an amazing structure and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dlramus
Reviewed yesterday

Loved our visit here, cloisters are a peaceful haven to relax in. And the church next door worth visiting.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank elmScotland
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time here. We couldn’t get our eyes of the building. The access to the church from this building also gives a beautiful view. Would recommend to visit this place

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Charlieexx
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Monestery building is imposing on a large square and just opposite the Discoveries Monument. It houses the sarcofiguses of the Portugese kings, however most of the monestry is not accessible to the public. A loveley view of the Jeronimos Monestary is from on top...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MarkVassall
Reviewed 2 days ago

I didn't go inside but from outside its very beautiful. Have your camera ready this is an amazing photo op.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ellina520
Reviewed 2 days ago

...But move next door to the left of the main entrance to the adjoining museum on site, where there are no lines and one can purchase tickets in a few minutes (this seems to be a well kept secret!) The church is free and does...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bathtravel123
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The monastery was absolutely fascinating. The architecture offers so much to look at, maybe while chilling on the grass. I would suggest going as early as possible, because is a very popular attraction, especially for taking portraits and that can be a bit annoying cuz...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mamillottola
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Looking impressive in the sunshine. Well preserved and renovated. Very good timeline exhibition too.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Free walkthrough is nice, and a good break from sun. If you are into churches then definitely give it a visit, but otherwise seems like most other churches I've seen.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paul R
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip. A must see. The entrance fee was very small and although the queue looked daunting we only queued for at the most 10 minutes and it was so worth the wait. the whole area of Belem...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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MaureenKa722
15 March 2019|
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Response from Moog0_4 | Reviewed this property |
Hi , you are better off getting a Lisboa card , free travel and entry to Geronimos monastery and Belém tower amongst others . It costs €19 for a twenty four hour card. We got ours at the kiosk in the airport and doesn’t get... More
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Paul D
29 August 2018|
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Response from A G | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can walk round alone, I don't think you need a guide here, waste of money. Good advice in other answers, don't go when busy, book online if possible to avoid ques etc.. We got pestered outside by gypsy's trying to... More
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Paul D
29 August 2018|
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Response from Ann G | Reviewed this property |
As previously stated - yes. We bought our tickets on line before we left Australia and you can get a combined monastery/Belem Tower ticket at a reduced price. These tickets enable you to avoid queuing - simply go to the... More
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