Historic Belém Private Walking Tour in Lisbon

Historic Belém Private Walking Tour in Lisbon
Cultural & Theme Tours > Historical & Heritage Tours > Heritage Tour
$47.06
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

Get lost in history during this fascinating 3-hour walking tour of Lisbon’s Belém neighborhood. A UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site, Belém is home to many famous monuments including the Monastery and Church of Jerónimos, and the fantastic Belém Tower. See why the many museums, music venues, and galleries make it a haven for artists around the world, and sample a delicious Pastéis de Belém, a local treat. This walking tour also includes stops at the Tagus River, gardens of Belém, and the Padrão dos Descobrimentos.

A UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site, the Lisbon district of Belém is know for its Manueline, or Portuguese late Gothic, architecture. The neighborhood is also full of museums with collections of contemporary art, venues for music and theatre performances, and painting and photography exhibitions.
Hop on a tram with the guide. After a 20-minute ride, arrive in Belém at the Monastery and Church of Jerónimos. Inside the church, see the tombs of the famous Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama and the poet Camões, along with other historical figures.

Continue the tour into the gardens of Belém and cross the Tagus River. From here, visit the Padrão dos Descobrimentos and the fantastic Belém Tower. Walk along the river and then return to finish the trip at Pastéis de Belém. End the tour on a great note by tasting pastéis, a traditional Portuguese confection.

Get lost in history during this fascinating 3-hour walking tour of Lisbon’s Belém neighborhood. A UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site, Belém is home to many famous monuments including the Monastery and Church of Jerónimos, and the fantastic Belém Tower. See why the many museums, music venues, and galleries make it a haven for artists around the world, and sample a delicious Pastéis de Belém, a local treat. This walking tour also includes stops at the Tagus River, gardens of Belém, and the Padrão dos Descobrimentos.