As Rome and Jerusalem, Lisbon is also known as the City of the Seven Hills. Take a ride with us and discover the main sights of Lisbon and get charmed by the most beautiful and unexpected views of this fantastic city! Also, discover with us the Belém with a visit of Jerónimos Church and to the Tower Belem, symbols of our great discoveries. In the end, we’ll take you to taste our traditional pastry, the Portuguese Custard Pies (Pastéis de Belém) in the place where it was born.
Torre de Belém/Belem Tower
The Belém Tower is a World Heritage Site since 2007 and it is considered one of the 7 Wonders of Portugal and has already taken 500 years. It was built on the bank of the Tagus in 1515 to serve as a fortress defending the entrance of the port of Lisbon by the river. Under the orders of D. Manuel I, the Blessed One, was built with a stone worked with maritime themes. The Tower also marks the starting point of the Portuguese expeditions to Asia, Africa and America and is one of the most important monuments of Lisbon and also of Portugal.
Padrão dos Descobrimentos
Padrão dos Descobrimentos is a beautiful and imposing monument located in Belém, a few meters from the waters of the Tagus River. It was built during the Salazar dictatorship and inaugurated in 1960 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Infante D. Henrique, o Navegador.
Mosteiro dos Jerónimos e Igreja de Santa Maria de Belém
The remarkable Jerónimos Monastery of Lisbon is one of the most attractive and imposing monuments of the city of Lisbon. It is a masterpiece of portuguese architecture from the 16th century, it’s classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.