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Free Tour of Belém, Monumental Lisbon

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on November 07, 2022
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Tour description

Join our Free Tour of Belém , Monumental Lisbon .

Enjoy a 2-hour walking tour where you will immerse yourself in Portugal's Age of Discovery.

We begin the tour in Plaza Afonso Albuquerque at 11:00. There will begin our journey to the past to discover the maritime origins of Lisbon and where we will understand the origin of the Portuguese expeditions .

Our next step will be to enjoy the history of the most famous cakes in the country. The Belém Cake .

Next we will show you a hidden place , legacy of what was one of the largest massacres that occurred in the city.

From here, we will begin to tour the most monumental part of the city: first, we will approach the Jerónimos Monastery to visit its church (whenever it is open), then we will go to the Plaza del Imperio , symbol of the Empire Portuguese from the 15th-16th century.

Later, we will arrive at the Compass Rose , where we will discover exactly what routes were followed by Vasco da Gama or Bartolomeu Dias. In addition, we will get closer to admire the imposing Monument to the Discoveries .

The final point will be the Belém Tower . Where we will learn about its history, and the story of the first rhinoceros that arrived in Europe.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Garden of Afonso de Albuquerque, Praç...
    Garden of Afonso de Albuquerque, Praça Afonso de Albuquerque, 1300-598 Lisboa, Portugal
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    We will be in the center of Plaza Afonso Albuquerque, in Belém, right next to the statue with the White Umbrella.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Praça Afonso de Albuquerque
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Rua Vieira Portuense
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Pastéis de Belém
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Scholarship of Chão Salgado
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Mosteiro dos Jerónimos
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Praça do Império
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Padrão dos Descobrimentos
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Torre de Belém

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Alba 12 Jul 2024

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
Sin duda alguna Sergio ha sido la mejor guía que me he encontrado. Siempre atento al grupo, simpático, contando la historia de la ciudad con un especial cariño y respeto por ella. Me voy con ganas de volver. Muchas gracias Sergio.
Francisco 11 Jul 2024

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
Muy organizado! Una experiencia increíble, Sergio es un auténtico crack! 100% recomendable
Marta 10 Jul 2024

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
La experiencia con el guía Sergio fue increíble. Muy dinámico, entretenido y cercano. Disfruté mucho escuchándolo. Sabe mezclar historia , con anécdotas de una manera muy natural. Interactúa mucho con el grupo , incluyendo a cada uno de na manera personal. Para repetir y recomendar !
Julia 10 Jul 2024

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
Hice el tour de Belém con Sergio y fue una experiencia maravillosa. Te metes en la historia completamente por lo bien que te lo cuenta y lo explica todo genial. Muy profesional y buen rollo. Gracias, Sergio ❤️
Alba 10 Jul 2024

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
Top guia de Lisboa, la pasión y la cantidad de conocimiento es palpable! Super afortunada de haber visto Lisboa a través de sus ojos, gracias!
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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