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Jeronimos Monastery

Praca do Imperio | Wrocław, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
+351 21 362 0034
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Praca do Imperio | Wrocław, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
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Reviewed today via mobile

Definitely a must see if you visit Lisbon - building is beautiful & cloisters are spectacular. Interesting timeline display upstairs of the monastery, Portugal & world events. We arrived at 4 pm so didn't have to queue. Vasco de Gama's mausoleum is in the church...More

Thank LoopyLouRTW
Reviewed yesterday

A must see in Lisbon. The church and of course the cloisters. The great thing about TA is that you get some great tips.See CardiffCharlie's comments.Go to the Archaeological Museum next door and get your tickets for the monastery and skip the long queues. Saved...More

Thank davin
Reviewed yesterday

It was a quick visit as part of a tour but the carved stonework and vaulted ceilings will provide memories and photographs for ever.

Thank Brian F F
Reviewed yesterday

This is a "must-see". Go early in the day as it tends to get busy. Surprised that it was free to get in.

Thank Amber1937
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Monastery is located at a place called Belem. Connectivity to this place is excellent by public transport. In the vicinity lies the Tower of Belem. The Monastery in itself is a magnificent architectural marvel, but of greater significance is the fact that it was...More

Thank HANISHLIVE
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The church and monastery cloisters are separate but one ticket with 2 queues. Seems busy all the time but great photos inside and cool on a hot day. Worth it to go get combo ticket for Torre de Belem

Thank MartinBrophy
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are going to visit a monastery in Europe, make it this one. The glorious monastic complex with its carved stonework and magnificent cloisters rival the finest Gothic and Renaissane work. The present monastery is built over the site of a small chapel built...More

1  Thank Angela C
Reviewed 3 days ago

we arrived early and had to wait until 10 am than we enterd the place that was decorated very pretty the court place was astonishing and it is wourth a visit

Thank Nadav M
Reviewed 3 days ago

An absolute must see. The phenomenal architecture and location are absolutely stunning. It is easy to reach using the tram system and go early.....it is relatively quiet until about 11am when the hoards of bus tours arrive and barge their way through.

Thank Lorelei M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful to see! Lines were a bit long but worth it see the inside and hear about the history of the church

Thank admistry81
Nearby
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
...More
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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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Response from Leah v | Reviewed this property |
I agree that if you have one day in Lisboa, the monastery isn't worth it. It's not a priority—center your time on the city itself, the Alfama district or exploring Chiado. If you do to this area, I recommend the Torre de... More
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