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A 16th-century tower which serves as a monument to Portugal's Age of Discovery on both land and sea.
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Avenida Brasilia - Belem, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

we walked around this area, there is a small beach right at the base of the "tower". it was crowded as people waited on line to go up to the top of the tower.

Thank bestbites26
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Reading various blogs we decided not to go inside . The queue was too long and not really worth the wait. However , it is very beautiful and looks magnificent on the outside .

Thank lemotka
Reviewed yesterday

The Pasteis de Belem are not to be missed. Synonomis with Lisbon and delicious. Don't forget the Cinnamon.

Thank BonnieL0789
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visiting the Torre de Belém is a nice experience. Rich in history, and Portuguese traditions. However, during peak season you can end up waiting close to an hour in line to get in and it’s not necessarily worth the wait. If you do have time,...More

Thank Shai H
Reviewed yesterday

Since this place is such an iconic place to visit in Lisbon and I have been seeing photos of it I went. But honestly I was not super impressed. Although if you want to check out other places like Jeronimos Monastery or LX factory you...More

Thank _briantaylor8919
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did not go inside, the que was too long. But the walk to this attraction was really nice and worth it.

Thank Farshad_SWE
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived too late to enter. We walked over after visiting Jeronomos Monestery and Pastéis de Belém. It was a lovely spot for photos so we didn't mind that we didn't get to go inside. From here it is also an easy walk over to...More

Thank kim r
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful tower in the middle of Belem. Looks great on the outside. There was an excessively long queue in front of it so we opted no to go in. The views from.the top are panoramic. A good zoom is an advantage when climbing to the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The Building is Very Impressing. Also, you can walk on the promenande there, exploring the Tomb of the first airplance croosing oceans. Nice vibe and close to intersting museums that are located very near

Thank gilkalderon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took an Uber to Torre de Belem and he asked us what we were expecting. We said “old” and he was told us that many people expect something big and are maybe disappointed. We arrived early (ish - around 10:30am during mid August) and...More

Thank OhnoTimbo47
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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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4 July 2018|
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Response from Stephy_M97150 | Reviewed this property |
We got the Lisboa card and all 3 monuments were included as well as the metro/tramway/bus services. Excellent value if you are planning on visiting couple of museums/monuments. You can buy it online and pick it up at the... More
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8 June 2018|
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Response from ssearing | Reviewed this property |
There’s a wooden bridge to get to the tower entrance so theoretically you can get right to the door. However the entrance queue is along the bridge so might not work in practice. It’s surrounded by open ground, so it’s very... More
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!