Belém District and the Salazar Dictatorship Legacy - Private Walking Tour

Belém District and the Salazar Dictatorship Legacy - Private Walking Tour
Walking & Biking Tours > Walking Tours > City Walk
$23.53
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

Discover one of the most majestic and popular areas of Lisbon during this 3-hour private walking tour of Belém. This is the place where the famous world explorers set off on voyages of discovery, and where Portugal hosted the World Exhibition in 1940. Full of history and charm, Belém is the perfect neighborhood to stroll around on foot. Visit the Square of the Empire, the famous Monument of the Discoveries, and the the exotic "Portuguese House for the Colonies.” This private tour offers a more personalized experience.

Depart around 10am for a private 3-hour walking tour of one of Lisbon’s most historic neighborhoods, Belém. See the beach where ships departed for many Portuguese discoveries, the place where King Manuel ordered the construction of the majestic Jeronimos Monastery, and the official residence of the President.

Belém became famous in 1940 when Portugal hosted the World Exhibition, right in the midst of Salazar’s four decades in power. Learn about the amazing event and what the dictatorship was like during the Second World War. Visit historical landmarks including the Square of the Empire, the Monument of the Discoveries, and the the exotic "Portuguese House for the Colonies.”

This private tour offers a personalized, intimate experience, and can be customized to suit your interests. Don’t miss the opportunity to see Belém at your own pace with a friendly, knowledgable guide.

Discover one of the most majestic and popular areas of Lisbon during this 3-hour private walking tour of Belém. This is the place where the famous world explorers set off on voyages of discovery, and where Portugal hosted the World Exhibition in 1940. Full of history and charm, Belém is the perfect neighborhood to stroll around on foot. Visit the Square of the Empire, the famous Monument of the Discoveries, and the the exotic "Portuguese House for the Colonies.” This private tour offers a more personalized experience.