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The Cloister of Jeronimos Monastery
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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“A must to visit”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Beautiful, historic, great condition, worth the visit to Belem just to visit. 10 euros ticket. Do not miss the church entrance at the right before entrance to the Monasterry

Visited July 2014
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“Very impressive monastery”
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We took the Tram to Belem from the center of Lisbon. We did not enter, it is expensive, but in front of the entrance of the church there is really a lot of space worth to walk around. The building is beautiful from the outside and the church where the tomb of Vasco de Gama is, is an absolute masterpiece. Dont miss the famous Pasteleria de Belem, which is very close. Their specialty is the cake with cream, which measures about 10cm in diameter and the recipe is kept secret with 3 people under 200 years. Both the pastry and the cream (egg, milk and sugar) are manufactured in a long process behind closed doors in the secret office of the bakery.

Visited September 2013
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“Church and cloisters free - no need to queue”
Reviewed 2 July 2014

A fantastically impressive building, which you cannot miss as you enter Belem.

It is a huge building, dominating Belem, and houses a church and cloisters, as well as archaeological and maritime museums.

The church and cloisters are free to visit and are stunning inside, with some fantastic vaulted ceilings. We did not pay to visit other parts of the monastery, and judging by other reviews on Tripadvisor, we did not miss much. By all accounts the church and cloisters are the best bits of the monastery and are free!

Visited February 2014
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“Simply stunning!”
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Take the 15 tram from the central square at Rossio and enjoy the ride through many different areas of Lisbon before arriving at the monastery. It is truly spectacular and should not be missed. Built over many centuries it is a testament to the tenacity of the human spirit. The proportions of the buildings are majestic and make for some stunning photo opportunities. Make sure that you visit the new historical display where they have very cleverly created a timeline showing world and Portugese history and how the monastery developed over the same time period. Awe inspiring!

Visited June 2014
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“Stunning building but lacking human interest”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

If you like looking at architecture you'll love the monastery but if, like me, you like to know how people have used the building you'll be disappointed. Apart from the building of the monastery there is no human story.

Visited June 2014
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