We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Torre de Belem

Avenida Brasilia - Belem, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
+351 21 362 0034
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 98.14*
and up
Classic Lisbon and Arrábida Wine Tour
More Info
USD 70.61*
and up
Lisbon Full-Day Small Group City Tour
More Info
USD 35.90*
and up
Belém Small-Group Walking Tour in Lisbon
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
A 16th-century tower which serves as a monument to Portugal's Age of Discovery on both land and sea.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“belem tower” (405 reviews)
“beautiful tower” (116 reviews)
Closed
All hours
Hours Today: Closed
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Avenida Brasilia - Belem, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
Belem
CONTACT
Website
+351 21 362 0034
Write a Review
Reviews (24,689)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 5,953 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not worth the time queuing to get in to climb up and then to climb down. The exterior of the tower is more dramatic (against the ocean) than the interior. By all means take photos of the exterior and walk to the Mosteiro dos Jeronimos...More

Thank Nicholas S
Reviewed yesterday

Worth seeing from the outside. Not worth standing in an hour queue to get inside. You'd better spend this time on walking through Lisbon picturesque streets.

Thank 6franek
Reviewed 3 days ago

busy with long line to get into the tower. Very beautiful grounds and park. easy to walk to via overpass bridge.

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Decided to visit the tower on a sunny afternoon. There was a big queue waiting in the burning sun so we didnt go inside. It's a beautiful tower from the outside, but not that interesting or special in my opinion.

Thank Speurtocht
Reviewed 3 days ago

An old militar building that stands for an passed era when ships in wood were leaving from Lisbon to discover new ways to reached territories in the rest of the world only knew to exist by land. Ornamented with fine motifs engraved manually in stone...More

Thank NSDA
Reviewed 3 days ago

We didn't actually make it inside, we had a combined ticket with the Monastery but when we got to the tower the queue was very long. After queuing for nearly an hour in the heat of the day, with no shade and not having moved...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Whilst in Lisbon it's impossible not to see the Torre de belem as it sit's right on the banks of the port as is quite stunning to look at and well worth a visit.  There are queues but worthwhile  waiting it's a piece of history...More

Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This a great place to relax, enjoy the view, take good photos, that is once the Street sales people leave you alone. Is the only drawback of this place because they swamp your group and are very intense insisting that you have to buy them...More

Thank Carmen R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Take the tram (modern) to Belem from outside Cais Sodre station, you can pay on board. Short walk from Belem town centre where there are lots of cafes, tourist shops.

Thank alan r
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We travelled all the way to Belem from downtown Lisbon, which should not be a big deal but for us it was horror. The trams and buses that take you to Belem are way too rare to serve the huge influx of tourists heading for...More

Thank Ildiko O
Nearby
Belem
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
...More
Nearby Restaurants
O Navegador
342 reviews
.34 km away
Ciao Ciao Italia
11 reviews
.50 km away
Ceu Na Boca
36 reviews
.38 km away
Sabores Sobre Rodas
7 reviews
.60 km away
Nearby Attractions
Centro Cultural de Belem (CCB)
330 reviews
.84 km away
Socatrips
9 reviews
.33 km away
Arte do Tejo - Artisans Cruises
6 reviews
.42 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
teddymbear
11 June 2017|
Answer
Response from Paul P | Reviewed this property |
We didn't use the Lisbon card but I did see these being used at the monastery so I assume so (we bought a joint ticket for Belem +monastery)
0
Votes
AVasNYC
23 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 14 answers
Response from TomA2 | Reviewed this property |
If I'd had it to do over I wouldn't go inside the tower at all. It's not worthwhile. And you're very likely to end up with wet ruined shoes.
2
Votes
MorganCarl
11 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 14 answers
Response from mta747 | Reviewed this property |
We got a multi ticket which covered the monastery, museum and tower for €16. The ticket for monastery & museum was €12 & by going to the museum entrance & paying you can avoid the long queues for the monastery.
1
Vote