Place of Worship
It is, next to Torre de Belém, the most important tourist visit in Lisbon. Its construction dates from the 16th century, inside the Monastery are the tombs of Vasco da Gama, Luis de Camões and Fernando Pessoa. The monastery is of outstanding beauty.
A homage to the XVI century sailing adventures. A must see placce in Lisbon. The cloister is particularly beautiful
Next to the Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, Cultural Center of Belem, Planetarium has a wonderful garden
Around the square is the Jerónimos Monastery, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also you can find the Belém Cultural Center and Monument of the Discoveries. In the center of the square is a 3.300 m² garden with large fountain in the middle.
Among the most celebrated historic monuments in Portugal, the Jerónimos monastery is also one of the jewels in Lisbon's sightseeing crown. Commissioned by King Manuel I in 1501 and timed to coincide with the return of Vasco da Gama (1460-1524) after his momentous voyage to India, the church and…
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“The Pastéis de Belém bakery is a mandatory pitstop for tourists, but its large tea rooms, covered with blue and white azulejos, tend to attract Lisbon residents too. The pastéis (€1.10 each) are worth the fuss, and their history is long and ancient. Their fabrication started in 1834, when the Jerónimos Monastery started selling sweets. They were so successful that three years later, the Pastéis de Belém empire started, with a secret recipe that is still used to this day. Customers with time to spare scoff them two at a time in a warren of rooms lined with tiles depicting Belém in the early 17th century.”
“Exhibitions, art stores and all kind of shows happen here (concerts and more)”
“It has a unique collection of coaches, with fine 18th century specimens exuberantly decorated with paintings and gilded carving.”
“The monolithic Padrão dos Descobrimentos, looking like a caravel ship frozen in midswell, was inaugurated in 1960 on the 500th anniversary of Henry the Navigator’s death. The 56m-high limestone giant is chock-full of Portuguese bigwigs. At the prow is Henry, while behind him are explorers Vasco da Gama, Diogo Cão, Fernão de Magalhães (Ferdinand Magellan) and 29 other greats. Do take the lift (or puff up 267 steps) to the windswept miradouro for 360-degree views over the river. The mosaic in front of the monument charts the routes of Portuguese mariners.”