Belém Free Tour - The Birthplace of the Discoveries

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Duration: 2h 30min
Provided by Hi Lisbon Walking Tours
English  |  11:00 AM & 3:30 PM
Spanish  |  11:00 AM
Spanish  |  4:00 PM
Fri, Sat, Sun
from €0 Tip based

Overview of the tour in Lisbon

Join us on a fantastic tour around Belém, the Birthplace of the Discoveries!

Portugal was the first global empire in the world, and everything started in this lovely district called Belém. Vessels left its harbors to navigate through the unknown, to cross the dangerous of the oceans and discover new land, building churches, forts and cities on two third of the world and making Portugal one of the richest empires in the world.

Belém is considered to be one of the most beautiful places in the city, with its many historical buildings and famous UNESCO heritage sites, like the Jerónimos Monastery and the Tower of Belém.

Our team of local guides, are very knowledgeable, well-informed, entertaining, and free to give their touch according to the group to guarantee the best tour!

Some of the incredible places we'll see on this tour:
Afonso de Albuquerque Square
The Presidential Palace
The gardens of Belém
The Coaches Museum
The Maat
The 25 of April Bridge
The Pastel de Belém Shop
The Jerónimos Monastery
The Imperial Square
The Monument to the Discoveries
The Compass Rose
The Cultural Centre of Belém
The Tower of Belém
and many more...

This activity includes:

  • Imperial Garden
  • MAAT
  • Jerónimos Monastery
  • Belém Tower
  • Padrão dos Descobrimentos
  • National Coach Museum
  • Pastéis de Belém
  • Centro Cultural de Belém
  • Palácio Nacional de Belém
  • Guía especializado
  • The Compass Rose
  • Thai Pagoda
  • The gardens of Belém
  • Afonso de Albuquerque Monument
  • Henry, the Navigator
  • The rise and fall of the Portuguese Empire
  • much more

Meeting point

Garden Afonso de Albuquerque

On arrival

Look out for the orange umbrella at Praça Afonso de Albuquerque, in front of the Presidential Palace in Belém.

Things to note

We recommend arriving 10 minutes before the starting time, using comfortable shoes, and bringing some water.
We need at least 4 people to run this tour.
For groups with more than 4 people, we charge 10,00 euros per person before the tour.

Free Cancellation

You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.

English  |  11:00 AM & 3:30 PM
Spanish  |  11:00 AM
Spanish  |  4:00 PM
Fri, Sat, Sun
from €0 Tip based
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