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Address: Avenida Brasilia - Belem, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Very pretty structure with great views of the river

It's worth visiting the Torre de Belem, even if the line to get in is long. Architecturally, it's a beautiful fortress. The stone work is quite amazing. There are three levels to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's worth visiting the Torre de Belem, even if the line to get in is long. Architecturally, it's a beautiful fortress. The stone work is quite amazing. There are three levels to visit. The two outdoor levels offer unlimited photo opportunities of the river and the bridge. There is a short wait to climb the top tower; they only permit... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

so i read chris. columbus passed by here. it is a simple tower but has a beautiful backdrop. we went at sunset and of course it was a wow moment. simple well proportioned and seemingly refreshing to look at. the walk towards it from the jeronimos monastery was 20 min and a nice river breeze. spend and afternoon stroll. a... More 

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Ulm, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On a sunny day, the tower and the river look great together, just like a post card. I did not have any chance to enter the tower as it was closed. But the view was amazing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this tower from the outside. Didn't go in as was told that it is not that interesting. Love how it sits on the water. The surrounding area is good for taking a slow walk too.

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Meaux, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you have stay more than 3 days in Lisbon, I highly recommend you to go to Belem Tower. It is outside of the center of Lisbonn. The trams or the buses are really crowdy to get there.. not really cool to stay up for 30mins... but it is worth. We were really lucky to have a beautiful sun. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful, historic, ancient on the river so beautiful, we went in the morning the cue was not bad for November I loved the inside and out Surrounded by other attractions as well , you need a whole day and don't miss the big church and pasteis de belem

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This monument defiantly has a wow factor. It's even bigger in the flesh. And for only €4 you can get a lift to the top

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to take selfi and watch the other part of Lisbon.after jernemos it's best place to visit .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was excited to see the Torre de Belem as I'd seen lots of pictures of it prior to travelling. It's a pretty tower and quite unusual, especially surrounded as it is by the sea. It's nice to sit and eat something on the steps whilst admiring it. I didn't get the chance to go in as it had closed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went to Belém with the Family to play and see the monuments. But my son and daugthers want to make a visit to Torre de Belém. It is Always awesome... And I can say that I have done it several times.

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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 delicious - "Pastéis de Belém" (typical Portuguese custard tarts; make sure you buy an extra box of those!). Easily accessible from Lisbon's historic center, Belém is a must-do, especially if you're spending more than one day visiting the Portuguese capital.
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