BELÉM FREE WALKING TOUR

TRAVEL TO THE AGE OF DISCOVERIES
BELÉM FREE WALKING TOUR | FREE | THURSDAY TO MONDAY

PRAÇA DO COMÉRCIO, LISBOA | 10:30 AM |   LOOK FOR THE BLUE UMBRELLA | MINIMUM GROUP 4 PEOPLE

Description
We will walk though Ribeira das Naus to know more about the Tagus river, the famous bridges (Vasco de Gama Bridge and 25th of April Bridge) and the stunning statue Cristo Rei. Then we will take a train to Belém neighbourhood (7 kilometers from city center).

Once in Belém we will discover the magnificent Afonso Albuquerque Square and the old Royal Palace, now Palace of the Republic.

You should know that is a tour with a sweet touch, where the custard tarts of Belém are also protagonists, so we will have a break for you to taste it. And then, we will stop by the Jeronimos Monastery, so you can be fascinated by it’s elegance and majesty of the Manuelino Art.

We will dig deeper into the history of the Age of Discoveries and with the help of “Rosa dos Ventos”, the Rose of the Winds we will get to know the power that the once largest Empire on the planet had. And of course we will go to the tower of Belém, a World Heritage site, to get into the clothes of the sailors that were willing to launch themselves into the unknown dark sea to discover and open new commercial sea routes.

Legends, betrayals, conquests and history awaits!  Would you like to join?

Duration: 3 Hours approx.
Price: Free Contribution.
Language: English.
Team: All our guides are official.

IMPORTANT!: As we go to Belém by train and it takes a long time to buy the train ticket in the station we ask you to have the Viva Viagem Card previously charged in any metro station. We recommend you the option ZAPPING charged with the minimum amount of 3 €. The 24 hours Lisbon pass does not work in the train. For more information about how to charge your card follow this link and look for the Transports menu: https://www.blueemotiontours.com/en/traveler/

What are you going to see?

 

  • Belém Tower
  • First rhinoceros in Europe
  • Portuguese Empire, travels and discoveries
  • Jerónimos Monastery (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos)
  • Wind Rose Square (Rosa dos Ventos)
  • Slavery
  • Tagus River
  • Discoveries Monument
  • Belém coustard tarts
  • Belém Palace
  • Travora’s massacre
  • And much more!

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Belém Free Walking Tour (Conducted in English)

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