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Belem City Tour

There is no better way to explore a city than at street level and with a guide who knows what he is talking about. You will see the most important attractions of this district which are related with The Discoveries. I will help to understand better the history of The Portuguese Discoveries because the events of that period reinforced the city´s role as a trading post of Europe.
At the very beginning of the tour you will be picked up from your hotel. I will escort you by car on a route that includes Belem Tower where you will get an incredible view of the city. Then you will proceed to the Monument to the Discoveries which is dedicated to the Portuguese Discoveries. After this you will walk to Hieronimyte Monastery and get acquainted with its history.
Also, you will visit The Pastéis de Belém pastry factory where you will have a coffee stop with tasting The Pastel de Belem. After you will walk to Afonso de Albuquerque Square. At the end you will get dropped off back at your hotel.

per adult from

$147

AUD

Duration

3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Parking Fees
    • Personal guide
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Snacks
    • Entry/Admission - Torre de Belem
    • Entry/Admission - Padrao dos Descobrimentos
    • Entry/Admission - Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
    • Entry/Admission - Pastéis de Belém
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Torre de Belem, Avenida Brasilia - Belem, Lisbon 1400-038 Portugal

    Situated on the right bank of the River Tagus, Belem Tower was built between 1514 and 1520. It was designed by the architect Francisco Arruda to prevent enemy ships from entering the harbour. It is dedicated to Saint Vincent, the patron saint of the city, and was classified as a National Monument in 1907 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Padrao dos Descobrimentos Avenida Brasilia Belem, Lisbon 1400-038 Portugal

    This monument is dedicated to The Portuguese Discoveries and presents the stylised shape of a caravel.
    The monument was erected for the Commemorations of the 5th Centenary of the death of Prince Henry the Navigator and inaugurated in 1960.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, Praca do Imperio Belém, Lisbon 1400-206 Portugal

    A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983, this monastery is one of the loveliest and most imposing monuments of Manueline architecture in Lisbon.
    The construction begun in 1501, on the orders of king Manuel I, to serve as a pantheon for the members of his dynasty.
    The monastery facade is more then 300 metres long and occupies the site of the former chapel of Our Lady of Belem. Founded by prince Henry the Navigator, this chapel was used by monks of the Order of Christ to render assistance to seafarers.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Pastéis de Belém, R. de Belém 84 92, 1300-085 Lisboa, Portugal

    You will visit The Pastéis de Belém pastry factory where you will have a coffee stop with tasting The Pastel de Belem. In 1837, the baking of the “Pastéis de Belém”began following the ancient "secret recipe" from The Hieronimyte Monastery. And this recipe remained unchanged to the present day.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Afonso de Albuquerque Square, Rua Belem, Belem Portugal

    With approximately 2 hectares located in Belém, the central feature is a monument to Afonso de Albuquerque, Governor of Portuguese India from 1507 to 1515, by the sculptor Costa Mota, with a neo-Manueline base by the architect Silva Pinto.
    The layout was remodelled for the occasion of the Portuguese World Exhibition in 1940, resulting in its present shape laid out around the four fountains attributed to the sculptor Barata Feyo.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Lisboa Airport, Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon 1700-111 Portugal
    Ports
    • All ports of Lisbon district
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 11/8/2019 - 10/21/2021
    Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 03:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 10 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

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Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Tatiana Cheprazova

Activity ID: V-204241P1

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