Jeronimos MonasteryFree: Sundays – Holidays 10am-2pm | Holders of a Lisbon Card

A late-gothic monument, this monastery was classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built in 1502 in order to commemorate the naval journeys and achievements of Vasco da Gama and glorified by Luís de Camões in his poem “Os Lusíadas”. There, among other things, you can find the tombs of King Manuel and his descendents and a symbolic monument to Fernando Pessoa.

Address: Praca do Imperio, Belém, 1400-206 Lisbon
Opening hours: (Oct – May) 10.00am – 5.30pm (May – Sept) 10.00am – 6.30pm (Closed Mondays)
Direction: Tram 15 to Mosteiro dos Jeronimos stop
Phone: +351 213 620 034

Photo credit: David Holt