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Address: Avenida Brasilia - Belem, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 362 0034
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: A 16th-century tower which serves as a monument to Portugal's Age of...
A 16th-century tower which serves as a monument to Portugal's Age of Discovery on both land and sea.
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A landmark from the time sailors went to the unknown sea.

The intricate pattern carved in the stone is memorable, one would not imagine it possible to execute. This somewhat lonely tower stands like a damsel, waving goodbye to those who... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The intricate pattern carved in the stone is memorable, one would not imagine it possible to execute. This somewhat lonely tower stands like a damsel, waving goodbye to those who leave port, and welcoming those who return.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Too bad the building is limited in number of people and time (can't drop in after 5:30PM). As the queues were long we did good to buy tickets from the monastery neearby we visited before, or else we would have never been able to get in with all those constraints. The staircases were very narrow and there were a lot... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

View of tower from outside: beautiful View from top of tower: magnificent Ticket price to get to the top: to high Waiting time: annoying...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Quite smaller than I imagined, but nonetheless lovely to look at. It was unfortunately closed the day I visited, so I can say nothing of the interior.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Torre de Belem used to stand in the actual river but now is accessible from the river bank. In the days of the great explorers it was the last sight they had of Lisbon and the first on return. The tower can be explored on the inside too, great for children too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Its the worst place i have ever went. Its expensive to get in, And there is another line in the building, which is about 20-30 minutes waiting. NOBODY SHOULD EVER GO INSIDE.

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France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Nice sight, nice history but you have to consider one hour of queue ( except if you have already purchased your ticket at the Cathedrale) and if you are ready to be blocked In the stairs as nobody consider the traffic lights normally helpful to manage people flow Inside the tower...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

While the Torre is undoubtedly a great piece of architecture and history within the area of Belem, the queue that led it was very poorly organised. We waited for over an hour in the queue while many people pushed passed claiming to have pre-purchased tickets despite all the information we and others around us had to say that Sunday is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The tower itself is in a nice location that is very open and not surrounded by anything. There are lots of photo opportunities as the scenery is nice with the river Tejo behind the tower. Go early in the morning when entry is easier.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Queue was a bit too long and were short on time, but if you have time to enter it do so, take a a round inside and and get to the top for a stunning view

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