Erected in the honor of Portugal's Prince Henry the Navigator in 1960, this is a dramatic work of art in stone that commemorates Portugal's many famous explorers and adventurers.
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.
Belem Tower The Belem Tower is located at the western end of the Avenida de Brasília, in the Belem district. It is a UNESCO World Heritage monument... more »
The world-famous Maritime Museum in Belem has a children’s section as well as ship models. Portugal was a world leader in maritime exploration (Christopher Columbus, Vasco da Gama, etc.)
Located in an 18th-century riding academy attached to the royal palace, the museum features coaches and carriages dating back to the seventeenth century.
This is a dynamic cultural space with art galleries, terrific views of the city, and a coffee shop.
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am to 5:45 pm. Closed on Mondays and on the following holidays: Jan. 1, Easter Sunday, May 1, and Dec. 25. Web... more »
Lisbon's premier permanent exhibition of modern art by such Portuguese artists as Souza-Cardosa, Paula Rego, Costa Pinheiro and Vierira da Silva, is housed in a splendid building near the Tagus River.
Hours: Tuesday - 14:00-18:00; Wednesday to Sunday - 10:00-18:00 Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays mornings and holidays 1st January, Easter Sunday, 1st May... more »
Hours: Monday to Friday: 1 pm to 5:30 pm Saturday: 10 am to 5:30 pm Closed: Sundays, Jan. 1, Holy Friday, May 1, Dec. 24 and 25. Antonio de... more »
This is the Portuguese national gallery of contemporary art, focusing on Portuguese artists but also containing masterworks by Rodin and other. Nineteenth and 20th century Portuguese contemporary art forms the main collection.
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 10am to 18pm Last entry: 17h30 pm. Closed: Mondays, Easter Sunday and the holidays: New Year’s Day, May 1 and Christmas... more »
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