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Belém Free Tour

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When: Thu, Fri & Sat

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Where: Afonso de Albuquerque Garden

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Language: English & Spanish

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Time: 16.30

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Duration: 2,5 hours

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Price: Free

We will go to Belem by train from the Cais do Sodré Train Station. The waiting lines for tickets at the station are extremely long but there is another option for tickets: You can buy a Viva Viagem card and charge it at any metro station (zapping option, money charge and not trips or day cards). This card is usable to go to Belém and it just takes 5 minutes to do it, it is important to do it before arriving at the train station.

Due to the current situation, this tour has been suspended until further notice.

Join our Belem Free Tour to visit the most popular neighborhood in Lisbon. The beautiful and monumental Belem District with its two iconic buildings: The imposing Monastery of The Jeronimos, quintessential example of the autochthonous Manuelino artistic style, and the Tower of Belem! Dig deep into times of discovery, from the Middle to Modern Ages that supposes the beginning of today’s globalization. Be delighted by the estuary of Tajo, a symbolic axis that worked as an entrance and exit to Portuguese ships which formed Lisbon as one of the most rich and influential cities of the Modern Era. Understand how everything arose through the need of spices, food seasonings that back then invoked great expeditions and moved naval fleets with thousands of people from all over the world. On our Belem Free Tour you will see one of the most memorable areas in Lisbon, and grasp the roots of a great Portuguese Empire, forged overseas, beyond the waves. This tour will be operated by our local partners in Lisbon.

Turist in front of Belem Tower
Belem Towe
Boats in Belem
Map Mosaic Belem
Belem Towe
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Belem Free Tour Highlights

  • Learn about the forging of the two Atlantic fundaments: Portuguese and Spanish.
  • Hear how sailors were entrusted to the Virgin of Belem to bring them with fortune of return to their home.

Price: Free

Meeting Point: Afonso de Albuquerque Garden

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Belém Free Tour Features

Alfonso de Albuquerque Square
Museum of the Presidency
Basillica of the Belem Monastery
Belem Monastery
Monument to the discoveries
Lisbon Mosaic world Floor map
25th. April Bridge
Belem Cakes
Belem Tower
Christ the King Monument
Empire Square
Vasco de Gama Journey
Alfonso de Albuquerque Square

Museum of the Presidency

Basillica of the Belem Monastery

Belem Monastery

Monument to the discoveries

Lisbon Mosaic world Floor map

25th. April Bridge

Belem Cakes

Belem Tower

Christ the King Monument

Empire Square

Vasco de Gama Journey

Alfonso de Albuquerque Square
Museum of the Presidency of the Republic
Museum of the Presidency
Basillica of the Belem Monastery
Basillica of the Belem Monastery
Belem Monastery
Belem Monastery
Monument to the discoveries
Monument to the discoveries
Lisbon Mosaic world Floor map
Lisbon Mosaic world Floor map
25th. April Bridge
25th. April Bridge
Belem Cakes
Belem Cakes
Belem Tower
Belem Tower
Christ the King Monument
Christ the King Monument
Empire Square
Empire Square
Vasco de Gama Journey
Vasco de Gama Journey
Alfonso de Albuquerque Square

Museum of the Presidency of the Republic
Museum of the Presidency

Basillica of the Belem Monastery
Basillica of the Belem Monastery

Belem Monastery
Belem Monastery

Monument to the discoveries
Monument to the discoveries

Lisbon Mosaic world Floor map
Lisbon Mosaic world Floor map

25th. April Bridge
25th. April Bridge

Belem Cakes
Belem Cakes

Belem Tower
Belem Tower

Christ the King Monument
Christ the King Monument

Empire Square
Empire Square

Vasco de Gama Journey
Vasco de Gama Journey

Starting Point

Starting Point: At Afonso de Albuquerque Garden, in front of the statue.

FAQ

The Belém Free Tour runs every Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 16.30 from Afonso de Albuquerque Garden, in front of the statue. No tours on the 24/12, 31/12, 12/06 in the afternoon and 25/12, 01/01 and 13/06 all day.

Yes, to get to the Belem District we will use the train. It will take approximately 15 minutes to arrive and the round trip will cost € 5. We kindly ask you to arrive in advance so you can buy your -Viva Viagem- travel card at the ticket office and ask to enable the train use option. This card is uni-personal and reusable throughout your stay in Lisbon. We recommend you to bring cash.

The Belém Free Tour lasts around 2.5h - 3h.

Yes we will be there rain, hail or shine. Just make sure to have suitable clothing and consider bringing an umbrella if necessary.

Go to the meeting point and look for the guide carrying a blue umbrella. If you have any problems send us an email to lisbon@strawberrytours.com

Due to the high demand of the tours you can only join if you have made a reservation. So please make a reservation: it is absolutely free, it takes less than one minute. Please note that we can't take groups of 8 people or more on the regular tours, for larger groups, please contact us previously.

In an effort to keep the group sizes manageable and enjoyable for everyone in the group we don’t allow groups of 8 people or more to join the regular tours. For larger groups, please contact us previously.

Price Free

Meeting Point: Afonso de Albuquerque Garden

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No need to print ticket.

Price: Free

No need to print ticket.

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