Browsing: Belém & Ajuda

Things to Do

Self-Guided Walking Tour of Belém

Explore Lisbon’s finest monuments and museums, including the iconic Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery, with this self-guided tour. You can pick the sights that most interest you and see them in any order. Use our suggestions for eats and drinks.

Attractions

Top Attractions in Belém & Ajuda

Get to know Lisbon’s Belém and its top tourist attractions. Follow our guide to the riverside Belém in Lisbon: a popular destination with must-see attractions such as the Unesco World Heritage–listed Jerónimos Monsatery and Belém Tower.

Attractions

Mosteiro dos Jerónimos

The Mosteiro dos Jerónimos is Belém’s ex-libris, a Unesco-listed monastery commissioned by King Dom Manuel I, the Portuguese monarch at the time of Vasco da Gama’s pioneering sea voyage to India in 1498.

Attractions

Belém & Ajuda at a Glance

Belém is a riverside district, home to Lisbon’s finest monuments and museums, some of which, such as the Unesco-listed Mosteiro dos Jerónimos and the peculiar Torre de Belém, are testimony of Portugal’s maritime history.