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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb monument, full of meaning and traditions. Great architecture from a building completely renewed in the XX Century. Very well located

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see the monastery very early one morning. By the time we arrived, the wait was well over two hours. Saw the attached church, which was nice. Be ready for a long wait if you want to see the monastery.

Thank amankiewicz
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent but very busy, great historical location worth visiting, going on to try pasteis do Belem now....

Thank Craig D
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We had to wait for 1 hours with the kids to see the cloister which is nice but there is not muche more to see. The price is too high for what it is. It can be over in 20 minutes. If you have some...More

1  Thank lea M
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We bought our tickets in the archeological museum next door, and consequently passed the very long queue . It was nice to see but underwhelming overall. Would not be worth 90 mins standing in the sun.

Thank BarryR629
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We visited this monastery after seeing many others throughout Portugal and honestly we were a bit disappointed. Batahla was by far much more intricate and stunning. Certainly if this is the only one you get to see in Portugal, then it is worth the queues...More

Thank Gita W
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The monastaty is beautiful, but the lines can be daunting. Here is what we figured out. Large tour buses drop off in front of the monastary and so the entrance queue can be very long and a bit confusing. First, you do not need to...More

2  Thank ColleeninBaltimore
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

walked a few hundred feet to the left of the crazy long line (1.5 hours wait at minimum), straight up to the museum counter and got tickets. Don’t put yourself through that wait! the cloister was interesting and made for great pictures but was not...More

1  Thank Gia L
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We waited in line before it first opened. Even though we were not far back in line, it still took a long time to get in. Limited amount to see inside (only a small part is available to visit) and the displays inside are mediocre...More

1  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 24 June 2018

If you think the church of the monastery is wonderful (which it is) then you will love the cloister as well. It is highly ornate, beautiful coloured stone intricately carved and when the sun is shining reflecting the soft light into the depths of the...More

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GFLJ
26 March 2018|
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Response from curryfiend580 | Reviewed this property |
In the streets nearby
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mdtkacik
1 July 2016|
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Response from Redlichkeit | Reviewed this property |
Well, if it's still useful to you, you can easily get to Belém from downtown Lisbon by taking the train at Cais do Sodré (metro/train stop) towards Cascais. That's cheap and fast. Or you can take a taxi. Enjoy!
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juliero2015
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Response from BLACKJAV | Reviewed this property |
Notice that the Church is open free to general public so maybe the visiting hours are longer but for the monastery cloisterthe timetable es as follows onthe monument webpage... More
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