In this fascinating tour, we invite you to join a wonderful and exciting 3 hour-walk to get to know the main emblematic monuments and historical facts.
Our free tours Belém starts at Praca Do Comércio and from there we will walk through Ribeira das Naus and learn something about the Tagus river, famous bridges like Vasco de Gama Bridge and 25th of April Bridge and the Statue Cristo Rei.
Considering that Belém is 7 km away, we will take a train to get there. And once being there, in that magnificent neighborhood we will meet Afonso Alburquerque’s Square and the Palace of the Republic, with former was the Royal Palace.
As sweet as we are, are the custard tarts of Belém and a must for our palate. As can't be otherwise we will all taste this delicious pastry during a break. Afterward, we will continue towards the Jeronimos Monastery, where we will stop to admire its splendor and majesty of the Manuelino Art.
At the hand from our specialist and enthusiastic guide, we will get to know the history of the Age of Discoveries. Also to mention that with the help of Rose of the Winds “Rosa dos Ventos”, we will know about the authority and control that once one of the largest empires had over planet earth.
Carrying on with our tour we will see the Tower of Belém, a World Heritage site and be amazed by the stories that our guide will share with you about the most famous legends, betrayals, conquests and surprising history of the place.
In this tour we will see:
- Belém Tower
- First rhinoceros in Europe
- Portuguese Empire, travels and discoveries
- Jerónimos Monastery (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos)
- Wind Rose Square (Rosa dos Ventos)
- Tagus River
- Discoveries Monument
- Belém coustard tarts
- Belém Palace
- Travora’s massacre
- And much more!
Praça do Comércio, Lisbon
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