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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 today

I believe the very best time to enjoy Torre de Belem is around an hour before sunset. The colours are amazing! If you decide to go by metro rather than by tram you will certainly enjoy the walk. When we left the beautiful and very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ANNA P
Reviewed today via mobile

Very nice tower!!like a farytail!!and very nice view from high!everyone who visits Lisbon must go and visit this tower!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ntainaan
Reviewed today

The torre de Belem it is a must see in Lisbon. The view surrounding it are also picture perfect with the bridge behind them. We took the tram 15E in order to get there and it was an approximately 15 minute ride.We bought the 24...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DenisaI46
Reviewed yesterday

built 500 years ago as a Monumental gate to the city on the water in a beautiful park. There is nothing to see inside so just enjoy walking around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank UnforgettableRome
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Looks amazing from the outside but don't go here on a rainy day, it will be closed and seems like the only worthwhile thing to see is the view from the top.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank redspider22
Reviewed yesterday

Lots to appreciate when you take into account how old this fortification tower is, its in remarkable condition. Lots of international tourist whizzing around on motorized scooters so keep a wary eye out for them. Lots of selfies being taken.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a defensive tower built by the knights to protect its sovereignty. Alas, it didn't see much action. Still, it is still quite a sight to behold. At one stage, it was even used as a confinement centre for the African slaves. Yes, you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ping L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Historic place with a very beautiful view, the only inconvenience is the unpolited people who jump the queue all the time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank andreiafelicino
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really lovely place, nice garden and views The Belem is a wonderful piece of architecture, definitely recommend

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lisamarie b
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very significant tower - we got off the 15E tram much earlier and walked along the waterside on a beautiful sunny day. Tickets for inside are Eur 6 or discount 3 so quite pricey - we just enjoyed the view and its locale.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from roots25777 | Reviewed this property |
The best way yo have info in first hand is to contact them directly, i'm sure they will help you and answer all your questions.. Have fun!!!
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28 August 2018|
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Response from Freezygal | Reviewed this property |
Hippo trip buses are amphibious bus/boats that take you on a tour of the city and the river. It doesn’t go underwater.
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Response from NilN | Reviewed this property |
It does not include Tower of Belem. Tip: if you buy your tickets in person, go to the Archeologia Museum to buy your ticket as the lines are much longer at Jeronimos Monastery. You can buy your ticket at the archeology... More
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