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.

Belem, Portugal

Just four miles from the center of Lisbon, Belem (or Santa Maria de Belem) is best known for Belem Tower (or Torre), a 16th-century fortified lighthouse built to guard the port. This was, after all, the port from which famous Portuguese navigators like Vasco de Gama set off to explore the world. The area is also home to... more
Just four miles from the center of Lisbon, Belem (or Santa Maria de Belem) is best known for Belem Tower (or Torre), a 16th-century fortified lighthouse built to guard the port. This was, after all, the port from which famous Portuguese navigators like Vasco de Gama set off to explore the world. The area is also home to Belem Palace, built in the 16th century by King Manuel and now the official residence of Portugal’s president. Belem is also home to the magnificent Jerónimos Monastery.
Torre De Belem
Torre De Belem (NorwayKjetil, Aug 2008)

Vacation rentals from $47/night

Looking for a one-of-a-kind vacation?

Looking for a one-of-a-kind vacation?

See all Belem rentals »

Flights to Belem
All fares Washington (WAS) to Lisbon (LIS) found by travelers in past 72 hours¤

Today's lowest fares
Search Flights
May
$973
Jun
$1,107
Jul
$1,232

Belem travel guides

Lisbon Belém Tour

Stretched out along the riverbank just 15 minutes west of the city centre, Belém (which means Bethlehem) reflects all the grandeur and heroism of the Age of Discovery. Most of the great Portuguese...

See all Belem travel guides

Other Destinations
Popular Portugal Destinations
Algarve Villas
9,407 hotels, 104,370 Reviews
Azores Villas
459 hotels, 5,112 Reviews
Estremadura Villas
2,228 hotels, 76,149 Reviews
Lisbon Apartment Rentals
2,168 hotels, 76,017 Reviews
Madeira Islands Villas
1,043 hotels, 32,885 Reviews
Northern Portugal Villas
2,662 hotels, 40,022 Reviews