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Lisbon and the Portuguese Discoveries

Product ID: 129450
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Learn more about the history behind Portuguese Discoveries. Admire the grandeur of the Lisbon monuments. Enjoy the light that Lisbon radiates. Experience a tasting of the famous Pastel de Belém.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the Belem Tower
  • Vist the Jerónimos Church & Monestary
  • Admire Padrão dos Descobrimentos Monument
  • Enjoy a tasting of Pastel de Belém
Full description
During the Discoveries, Lisbon was the heart of international trade where raw materials and spices and other products were exchanged having the Tejo River as the main witness of these events. You will have the chance to relive this time and age by visiting some of the most beautiful monuments of the city.

In the company of your guide, you will first stop at the Belém Tower, considered by UNESCO as World Heritage in 1983. This famous fort dates back to the 16th century and had the purpose of being a departure point of the Portuguese caravels. Next to the Tower, lays the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, a monument in the shape of a caravel that marks the importance of this age.

Next you will continue to the Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, built in 1502, is a wonderful example of the Portuguese Manueline style. To conclude the tour, you will experience a tasting of the famous Pastel de Belém.
Includes
  • Guided tour in Belém area
  • Entrance in the Jerónimos Church and historic center
  • Pastel de Belém
What’s Not Included
  • Food and beverages
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Pastelaria Pastéis de Belém R. Belém 84-92, 1300-085 Lisboa Pastelaria Pastéis de Belém

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable walking shoes
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Product ID: 129450