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Jeronimos Monastery

Praca do Imperio | Wrocław, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
+351 21 362 0034
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No expense was spared when they built this masterpiece of Manueline and Gothic architecture in 1502, which was inspired by Vasco da Gama who is buried here with other great navigators of the past.
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Praca do Imperio | Wrocław, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
+351 21 362 0034
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Reviewed yesterday

We were amazed by the details of this building. We took a tour guide and we spend 2 hours observing and just walking around!

Thank j0shking
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great building, sadly when we visited it was under some sort of renovation. However, the local govt had depicted the facade on the safety netting in front of the building.

Thank Alastair K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful monastery that's well looked after and very clean. It's €12 each to enter with the combined ticket. You can get in the main monastery pews and prayer building for free but to see the upper levels and the other rooms you need to...More

Thank ZBH88
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is definiately a place woth visiting when you are in Lisbon. The prices are 10€ for an adult and e.g. 5€ for adults over 65.

Thank Katarzyna C
Reviewed 2 days ago

for me it was the main place in Lisbon, definitely a must to see Vasco da Gama is the spirit there, and of course his tomb is inside the church, close to the entrance; you could imagine him and his sailors, praying, looking for God's...More

Thank PopisteanuG
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A lovely place to visit with stunning architecture. We went after the crowds at about 4pm so were there with few other tourists. It can be very busy in the morning. The cloisters are wonderful. Don’t miss this.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 2 days ago

In Lisboa for a week and this was a must. Very interesting building and enjoyed wandering about.. Next to the Church so also worth seeing

Thank Eugene H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing monastery , very busy church free to enter , cloisters charge to enter , we visited as part of coach tour so limited time to visit , the church is well worth a visit It’s nice to walk through the gardens and fountain ,...More

Thank walletShrewsbury
Reviewed 3 days ago

The monastery is a national treasure, and the size of the crowds reflect that, but it's still not to be missed. The walk around the cloister, and the spectacular tilework on display in the grand hall, is worth the price of admission; but there is...More

Thank ItalyLovers4Ever_10
Reviewed 3 days ago

wonderful architecture, well worth a visit. Take you time to enjoy it. Expect to queue in the busy periods.

Thank Peninoy
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
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September 28, 2017|
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Response from Aparna P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the church is right at the entrance of the Monastery (and houses similar architectural elements - engravings etc including Vasco De Gama's tomb). There is an archeology museum beside the entrance as well (Entrance fee... More
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Holfy | Reviewed this property |
If you are visiting the monastery you may also be planning to go to the Belem Tower which is a ten minute walk along the river. There is also the Archaeology Museum and the shop where the Pasteis de Nata custard pies... More
April 22, 2017|
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Response from Veruska R | Reviewed this property |
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