Guided tour

Lisbon: Belém Guided Tour

4.3 / 5

58 reviews

Lisbon: Belém Guided Tour

From US$ 16.26 per person

Explore the monuments of the historic Belém district in Lisbon and learn more about Portugal's "Age of Discoveries" at 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and other striking attractions.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Learn about Portugal's "Age of Discoveries"
  • See the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Belém Tower
  • Discover a fine example of Portuguese Manueline architecture at the Jerónimos Monastery
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Travel back in time on a guided tour of the historic Belém district in Lisbon and learn why it is famous for its UNESCO World Heritage Sites and delicious custard tarts! Follow the banks of the River Tagus to see the oldest parts of Lisbon, and hear how it survived a devastating earthquake and tsunami in 1755. Learn how Belém was at the center of humanity’s great drive for exploration as you delve into the rich history of Portugal's "Age of Discoveries." Marvel at stories of rapacious pirates, see the Belém Tower and ornate Jerónimos Monastery and taste an authentic custard tart from the neighborhood.
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  • Public transport fees

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  • Unfortunately, this tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • Children under 13 years old go free of charge with a valid ID
  • You will need to purchase a transport ticket if you do not have a travel card, which is €3.20
  • The itinerary is subject to change if the tour guide customizes it for your group
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4.3 /5

based on 58 reviews

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The tour was well organised in time, just make sure that you have correct ticket with you otherwise you can buy from them too. ( I had to buy the ticket from the tour because I bought the wrong one from the metro station, so if you are not sure what to buy, just get a ticket from the tour ) Rita was our tour guide, very knowledgeable and well explain during the tour.

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October 25, 2019

Overall, a solid tour experience with a knowledgeable and funny guide. We had to cut the visit down to Belem tower, which I think should have been included. He asked permission of the group and while we consented as a group, a few of us talked later about how we would have liked to have gone to the tower. I think this could have been arranged easily if other stops with long histories were trimmed.

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July 6, 2019

Amazing history!

Loved the tour, and the tour guide, Yuri! He did an amazing job explaining the history of Portugal through the age of discoveries! He has a lot of passion on this subject and kept us interested till the end! Pastries were delicious; a must try. We bought 6 for the two of us. This tour enriched our experience and put meaning behind our trip! I would recommend to everyone!

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October 4, 2017

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