Palácio Nacional de Belém

Palácio Nacional de Belém: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Lisbon: Belem Historic Sightseeing Tour by Tuk Tuk

1. From Lisbon: Belem Historic Sightseeing Tour by Tuk Tuk

Discover all there's to grasp about the Discoveries Includes transportation from Meeting Point to Belém, and the famous Pastel de Belém Have you heard about the good Portuguese Discoveries? Regardless, don’t miss the chance to go to the enticingly famous town of Belem. one among the foremost monumental and historical parts of Lisbon, it's heralded the launch place of the Discoveries, making its mark on the worldwide map. Travel back in time with us, to the XV Century and visit the historical sites of Belem and also the powerful Portuguese empire. pull together the tour with a famous Pastel de Belem and fall gaga with this quaint town that has already stolen the hearts of everyone that involves Portugal. Leave your maps at reception, because we’ve got it sorted! Places you're visiting see with the tour: Jink street Time out market Fox graphite Lx factory Belem palace Pastais de belem Nata Jeronimas monastery Belem cultural centre Discovery monument Belem tower (torre de belem) Maat Coache Museum And More

Lisbon: Walking Tour, Boat Cruise, Trams, and Elevators

2. Lisbon: Walking Tour, Boat Cruise, Trams, and Elevators

Visit Lisbon's historic neighborhoods on a guided walking tour, take a boat ride on the Tagus River, and ride two of the city's elevators. Start your tour at Praça Martim Moniz in Lisbon. Walk through the city streets and take in the city's unique atmosphere. Take the tram to the highest point in the city, the the Graça neighborhood. From there, walk to the labyrinthine Alfama, followed by the Baixa, and the lively Ribeira. Discover Lisbon's Romanesque cathedral, the Jeronimos Monastery and the Belem Tower. Admire the Renaissance architecture of the San Vicente Monastery and the Baroque style of the National Pantheon. After this, find out about the first anti-seismic buildings in Europe in the Baixa. Then, travel by boat to Belém to see the best examples of current architecture in the city such as the MAAT, the Cultural Center of Belém or the Museu dos Coches. Returning to Lisbon by tram, you'll visit the most fashionable places such as the Time Out Market and Rua Rosa. Then, you will go up the traditional Bica elevator to the Barrio Alto for its lively streets and those of the artistic Chiado neighborhood.

Lisbon: Ribeira Walking Tour and Boat Trip to Belém

3. Lisbon: Ribeira Walking Tour and Boat Trip to Belém

Explore the colorful capital of Portugal, Lisbon, on a walking tour along the banks of the Tagus River. Discover the Ribeira and Cais do Sodré neighborhoods on foot before hopping on a cruise to Belém. Take in the city from both the water and the streets on this history tour. Begin by touring the old docks, squares, and streets of the Ribeira and Cais do Sodré neighborhoods. Meet your guide in the garden of Dom Luis I and head to one of the busiest and most trendy spots in the city, Mercado da Ribeira – now internationally known as Time out Market – and Rua Rosa, the most colorful street of the city. En route, discover the unique Pombaline riverside architecture and the old shipyards and arsenal of the Portuguese Navy, where the Age of Discovery was born. Next, embark on a unique experience, a seven-kilometer sailing journey along the Tagus River. See Lisbon's most important monuments from the water, including the Cristo Rei and April 25 Bridge. Arrive in Belém and marvel at two UNESCO World Heritage monuments from your cruise:, the Jerónimos Monastery and Belém Tower, as well as the Monument to the Discoveries. Disembark in the Museum area where the MAAT, Carriage Museum, Electricity Museum and Quake (Lisbon Earthquake Interactive Museum) are all located. Walk on to enjoy the views of the National Palace of Ajuda and the Palace of Belém, the Alfonso Albuquerque Square, and the seaside 'Rua Vieira Portuense', to reach the imposing Jerónimos Monastery to visit its wonderful church. End your tour with with a sweet moment at the country's most famous pastry shop, Pastéis de Belém.

Lisbon: Belem Sightseeing Tour by Tuk-Tuk

4. Lisbon: Belem Sightseeing Tour by Tuk-Tuk

Explore Lisbon's historic Belem district in an eco-friendly way with this electric tuk-tuk tour. Find out how explorers like Vasco da Gama departed for their voyages from Belem's waterfront during Portugal's Age of Discovery. Discover sights like a cafe that dates back almost 2 centuries.  Meet your guide outside the 'Time Out Market' and hop aboard to begin your sightseeing adventure. Cruise along and enjoy the sensational architecture UNESCO sites like of the Tower of Belem and Jerónimos Monastery. See monuments that are adorned and embellished with motifs of exotic lands elaborately carved in stone. Cruise by the National Coaches Museum which is filled with royal vehicles and the Berardo Museum which showcases a world-class collection of international contemporary art.  View a famous pastry shop which the oldest in the district, but still popular today, Pastéis de Belém (Belém pastries). Here you can find Lisbon's famous custard tarts which originated at this shop by a secret recipe that was developed by monks.

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