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Address: Avenida Brasilia - Belem, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 362 0034
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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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The Terrace was closed, but could still go up to the upper levels. The Tower was very beautiful, esp during sunset.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Terrace was closed, but could still go up to the upper levels. The Tower was very beautiful, esp during sunset.

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Juiz de Fora, MG
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although I would still recommend it, there's no comparison with the Jerónimos Monastery nearby. We had to brave an one hour line in a very hot summer day to enter it, and I wouldn't recommend it in these conditions. Would be worth it without the line, though.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The day we went to Torre de Belem was free entry. I'm glad we went in as it was free however I would have been a bit disappointed if we had paid.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take a tram Nr. 15 from the center and it will take you not more than half an hour to get there. Amazing architecture and the views.

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I'm glad I saw it while in Lisbon, however, I wasn't able to go inside due to maintenance - so I'll just have to return another time!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I took a taxi here and then walked to Jeronimo Monastery and Belem Pastries. What an awesome day! The tower is so unique and the ticket we bought to enter allowed us to skip the mile-long line at the monastery.

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Ok this place is old and of some historical significant but is not worth the price of admission or more importantly, the time spent waiting to get in. Little to see and top floors closed. Take a photo from the outside and move on.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Try to go either early or late, particularly off-season, when there are fewer people around (and you really should be in pretty good shape --- there are LOTS of stairs). Then walk around and try to imagine how life in the Tower was back in the days in which the Tower was the gatekeeper to Lisbon, or when it was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The building has been well restored with great views over the river Approx 6e to gain entry a small visitors information section with stairs to the dungeons and upper roof top platforms

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice building, its small but looks nice and I think everyone should visit it and take a photo there. Nice water, nice for walking with your friends or with your love. Lot of tourists comes there and it's always big traffic

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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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