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Centro Cultural de Belem (CCB)

Praca Imperio, Belem 1449-003, Portugal
+351 21 361 2400
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This is a dynamic cultural space with art galleries, terrific views of the city, and a coffee shop.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Praca Imperio, Belem 1449-003, Portugal
+351 21 361 2400
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really liked this place, we just went for a wander around the market- there was an area for food stalls and another with bric a brac- bought some homemade cakes off some little children, very cute. Think the full market might only be once a...More

Thank AlexSwallow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building is huge and impressive. It was built to serve as the headquarters for the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union in 1992, in keeping with a project designed by the Italian architect Vittorio Gregotti and the Portuguese architect Manuel Salgado. It is aimed...More

Thank Robyn-and-Rob
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The Cultural Center of Belem was built in 1988, designed by Vittorio Gregotti and Manuel Salgado, to host the Portuguese presidency of the EU in 1992. It is a wonderful center, with a lot of different cultural events, exhibition and activities.

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic terrace facing the river with great food (we tried bacalao and pastel de belem). Fast and comfortable!

Thank eugeniaborgo
Reviewed 25 March 2017

A fascinating architectural space with a superb (free!) international modern art museum spanning 1900-1990. Browse a stunning collection unhindered by the tourist masses and then relax in the on-site cafes which are largely used by locals.

Thank MarkG669
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Been there a few times. Concerts in the evening time, interesting exhibitions, a really nice bookstore (helps if you know Portuguese :), a really good restaurant. If you visit Belem for pastels de Belem / pastels de nata, it sure is worth to go a...More

Thank _nykanen_timo
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great permanet exibition of Modern Art. Temporary exibitions. A few shops with very interesting items. Concerts. A nice cafe, where you have a meal, a coffee or just see the magnificent riverside view.

Thank JoaoPortim_o
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Working in Belem I chanced upon the CCB and was blown away by the Mozart/ Salieri concert given by the Portuguese chamber orchestra. Brace and irreverent with sparkling musicianship. Great restaurant for dining solo. Felt very comfortable. Cool vibe and great choice of Italian or...More

1  Thank gempt
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a huge complex with a free entrance to a Museum of Modern Art. It is very spacious inside with different exhibitions. Go there if you are really interested in the modern art. It is almost across from the Monastery and next to a...More

Thank k0za
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We have visited the excellent modern art collection in the past, but this was our first opportunity to see a show. We caught Eliane Elias in the Grand Auditorium and were very impressed with the venue. Seats are plush. Sight-lines are clean, and acoustics are...More

1  Thank Chipol
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How much is the entrance fee?
2 October 2016|
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Response from Jozefa Ariella J | Reviewed this property |
There is an entry fee only to the Architecture exhibition, 4 EUR for adults, 2 EUR for students. The other exhibitions are free.