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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.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 yesterday via mobile

Best way to get there is using the hop on and hop off line. Its a historic place and very unique. There was a big line to go inside and we decided not to do it. Lots of people selling junks around. Be prepared. If...More

Thank Reginaldo B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This castle is right on the water and has stunning views of the Tagus river from atop the towers. Definitely worth a visit. Family-friendly, also perfect for couples of any age group. My only critique is that there is a general lack of historical information...More

Thank StePaViaja
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A nice place to have a walk along the river, watch sights and relax from all the people in the city center.

Thank touringlux
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went with my 66 year old mom. She was concerned about the climb but she made it without trouble. The tower has some historic features but not much. I think the biggest atraction is the 360° view of Belém with the river and the...More

Thank carlapgg
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit. We did not go inside but we took plenty of pictures outside of it. This is just one of those places that you have To go to and see and take a bunch of pictures!

Thank Elodia S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We really loved the Monument to Discovery, but only went around the outside of the Tower as the line was way too long. It's definitely worth a walk down the beautiful sea front/boardwalk to see the Tower as it has enormous importance and symbolism to...More

Thank onlyherbackpack
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Surprisingly ornate details in the architecture. Looks like a giant Xmas decoration. Worth visiting after going to the monastery first.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A stunning tower with beautiful architecture and great views over the river. Get the multi-ticket for the monastery as well as it saves a few Euros if you're visiting there too.

Thank Danny P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Is a lovely views however is no system for number of people in and out. Go with your or but tickets before. We waited for an hour at the front of the queue with no explanation from the staff except for a staff member pointing...More

Thank Verito V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We actually went walking to the tower of Belem with starting point the place commercio. About a 4 miles walk straight next to the river Taag. Beautifull place

Thank Henk G
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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13 September 2017|
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Response from Danielle777 | Reviewed this property |
There is parking on the other side of the dual carriageway. You have to walk over the footbridge; it's very easy!
25 August 2017|
Response from VIvian666 | Reviewed this property |
There is a whole area of food carts and a market very close. We were on line for the torre de belem and my adult children went to get food and they said it was delicious.
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)