Tower of BelémFree: Sundays / Holidays 10am-2pm | Holders of a Lisbon Card

Belém Tower is a fortified tower located in the shore of the Tagus river. Like Jerónimos Monastery, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built in the early 16th century to be part of a defense system at the mouth of the Tagus river and a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon.

Address: Torre de 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: Glyn Lowe