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Jeronimos Monastery

Praca do Imperio | Wrocław, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
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No expense was spared when they built this masterpiece of Manueline and Gothic architecture in 1502, which was inspired by Vasco da Gama who is buried here with other great navigators of the past.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Praca do Imperio | Wrocław, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After eating egg tart at Pasteim de Belem, we went straight to the Monastery. The Santa Maria church was magnificent, I am amazed on how they moulded the columns, design was very intricate. The church is so big and its the burial place of Vasco...More

Thank bonel_pogi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This monastery was built by our richest king. It holds a lot of history and importance to our national pride. It is also very beautiful and deserves its timely visit. It is also a church with ongoing masses and services, for which it will sometimes...More

Thank Manuel S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

No line up this time of time, €10 and worthwhile. Impressive 500yo monastery. Not that large so you don’t need much time, 30-40min is plenty not including the church.

Thank VinceDarwin
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited the Monastery a couple of weeks ago. The entrance fee is 10 euros which is considerably expensive for what we saw: unless you are an architect, the place is not of great interest and unless you have a guide with you to explain...More

Thank Natalia A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful architecture. The lighting variations inside the church are breathtaking and the stone work is really impressive. Visit the cloister as well, it is absolutely worth the modest entrance fee (10€).I have visited many great religious buildings all over Europe but this one is really...More

Thank Stamatis K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our second visit after thirty years. Fascinating architecture and lots to see. We used the Lisboa card to gain entry, and very well worth it. The cloisters were well worth spending time in, and the upper choir and its views over the church were remarkable....More

Thank T5443JCPeter
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a truly fabulous building and a statement. Sadly when we visited it was under some repair and a full view was not possible.

Thank PCMAN1964
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tips: if you are traveling with young children, go straight to the security guard and avoid the queue.

Thank Jingwen Z
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very interesting impressive building with church and cloister, brilliant architecture, really worth visiting- Entre = Adult 10 Euros, senior over 65= 5 Euros

Thank evdg2014
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were waiting for a while in the long line. Then a local told us that you can get the tickets inside the museum next to the monastery and avoid the line using the fast lane. This saved us a lot of time!! ;-))

Thank Silvia B
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Belem
Belém is the "capital of the Portuguese Discoveries"
and a photographer's paradise. You can spend an entire
day exploring this neighborhood: monuments (Jerónimos
Monastery, Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries),
museums (Coach Museum, Centro Cultural de Belém) and
breathtaking views of the Tagus river will make your
visit worth your time. Belém also offers a variety of
restaurants and cafes, namely the famous - and
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Marktayl6
11 December 2017|
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Response from Silvia B | Reviewed this property |
If the line is not very big you can manage to do in one our. If you get the tickets inside the museum you can save time and do in 1 hour..
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leneme
29 September 2017|
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Response from Aparna P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the church is right at the entrance of the Monastery (and houses similar architectural elements - engravings etc including Vasco De Gama's tomb). There is an archeology museum beside the entrance as well (Entrance fee... More
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AVasNYC
23 May 2017|
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Response from Holfy | Reviewed this property |
If you are visiting the monastery you may also be planning to go to the Belem Tower which is a ten minute walk along the river. There is also the Archaeology Museum and the shop where the Pasteis de Nata custard pies... More
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