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Belém Tower

Lisbon, Portugal
4.4 / 26
An architectural monument of the 16th century, listed by UNESCO. The tower was erected in honor of the opening of Vasco da Gama to India, at different times it housed: a defensive fort, a powder warehouse, a prison, and a customs point. The construction was erected in the unique Portuguese style of Manuelino, almost lost by the XIX century. The facade and interior of the tower are decorated with priceless monuments of the era of great geographical discoveries.
Address:Av. Brasília, Lisboa
Phone:+351 21 362 0034

The tower itself is fantastic. The building is incredible and a true testament to the potential ability of protection on the river here. The tour of t.. Read more »
If you realize most pictures are taken outside the tower. There is no point of fast pass online but do buy your tickets online as you will save probab.. Read more »
It was really cool to see and take pictures! We got there after closing so weren't able to enter inside. But it was worth visiting even just to see an.. Read more »
Belem Tower is inscribed on the UNESCO list of the world. Full of an amazing story. It looks very beautiful against the background of the Tagus Rive.. Read more »
Breathtaking place. Definitely worth to visit. I was impressed to see the castle in the water, and this small beach where you can take a photo in fron.. Read more »
Such a beautiful tower. It's amazing how it's held up over the course of time and the stories it could tell. Beautiful day, not a lot of people. Nice .. Read more »
Such a beautiful scenery. This stunning UNESCO World Heritage tower was once the port of embarkation for Portuguese explorers and a ceremonial gateway.. Read more »
How charming and delightful! It is a trek to get to from Lisbon center proper but we’ll worth the trip. Take the train three stops and you are there. .. Read more »
Such a gorgeous tower on the sea. Lovely to visit inside as well and get great views. The ticket office is in the park and you need a ticket to go ins.. Read more »
A very nice architectural masterpiece built at the sea shore. It looks amazing on the sunset and you can stay on the stairs located in front of it to .. Read more »
It's a nice landmark and the setting is beautiful, but for all the hype about it I expected more. It's closed due to the pandemic so you can only see .. Read more »
Go at night! Such a cool experience and no crowds. Really nice place to explore, take long exposure photographs, and reflect on Portuguese history! Li.. Read more »
Nice tower and a nice park next to it. I was there in the afternoon and it was perfect weather. You will see many parents bring their babies out and a.. Read more »
Belen Tower is an iconic place to visit when you are in Lisbon. From downtown it is best to go to the marina where you can take a train, I recommend t.. Read more »
Beautiful park surrounding the tower. Definitely go with your flip flops so you can put your feet in the water. There’s a nice bar area nearby with ta.. Read more »
Lisbon is a wonderful place to discover. There's so much to see and you will need many times there so all can be revealed. I'm big on getting a scoote.. Read more »
Belém Tower (Portuguese: Torre de Belém, pronounced [ˈtoʁ(ɨ) dɨ bɨˈlɐ̃ȷ̃]), officially the Tower of Saint Vincent (Portuguese: Torre de São Vicente) i.. Read more »
Beautiful, but not 'amazing'. Definitely visit this site during your stay in Lisbon, but don't expect too much from it. The history behind the tower w.. Read more »
Closed so didn’t get to go up however it is a beautiful tower and located next to a equally beautiful war monument. Lots of nice photo opportunities... Read more »
Located on the Bank of Tagus River, Belem Tower was built in the 16th century as a Fortification to protect Lisbon. Not so big, but very beautiful, it.. Read more »
Spectacular Building worth visiting. Currently, however, due to Covid-19 the Hightower is closed. Therefore it is not worth to pay the entrance fee j.. Read more »
It's beautiful but the view from inside is not much different from what you can see from outside, so I wouldn't pay again to get in
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Beautiful and impressive tower. At the moment (as of August 2020) the upper level is closed due to CoViD which makes the visit pretty short with not m.. Read more »
Very nice and open place. You can be safe after dark! This is a really good place to hang out. Beautiful view, nice area. I like the lights at night.. Read more »