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Address: Avenida Brasilia - Belem, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
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+351 21 362 0034
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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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Magnificent

History before my eyes, Enjoy your visit and check out the model of the plane flown to Brazil, food carts and drinks available to aid your visit.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jonathan O
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Teaneck, New Jersey
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Paris, France
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After 1h waiting in the queue we finally arrived in the top of the tower. You need to wait the previous group of 120 people to get down first. Don't get up

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montreal, quebec , canada
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well this was quite boring. We stopped off the hop on hop off bus. It is close to the monastary of Jeronimo. Couldn't get in to Jeronimo as the lines are too long. There is not much around except the Torre and monastary.

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Teaneck, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

History before my eyes, Enjoy your visit and check out the model of the plane flown to Brazil, food carts and drinks available to aid your visit.

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Thank Jonathan O
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a Lisboa Tourist card which the accompanying booklet says gives free access to the tower. However an unhelpful 'bouncer' at the door said my card wasn't valid though if we went to the Jeronimus Monastery they would provide a free ticket which we could take back to gain entry. It was far too late (and hot) to do... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

beautiful, a portuguese landmark. very beautiful city and with a lot to do and see. while in Lisbon check museums, squares, streets, cathedrals, churches, bars, restaurants...just be careful because on Tuesday lots of Museums are closed. Regards

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having read Rick Steves and Rough Guide on the subject, I did not go into or climb up the tower. Apparently not all that much to see, and I had excellent views from the top of the Monument to the Discoverers. I also saw the tower from the Monument, and decided that while I would not enter - it was... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While the Belém Tower is one of the Lisbon's "must do's" list, it won't be in mine. After a very long queue (getting a combined ticket from another site is HIGHLY recommended) because only 120 people can enter at once, you just reach a small, and empty, tower. The view from the top is OK, but nothing great. So if... More 

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Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I really like this image, like the Tower is resting on the lake its a bizarre view when you get there. U must not miss this visit.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our tour did not allow enough time to enter the tower but it is quite nice for photos. There are plenty of architectural features to view at different angles and perspectives.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great views up and down the river. On a Saturday morning shortish queue to get in, best thing was buying a ticket that included the Moisterio Dos Jeronimos paid dividends later as it cut out the need to queue for tickets where there was long lines later in the day. Intieria a bit bare but the visit was worth it... More 

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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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