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Inspired by Vasco da Gama, Mosteiro dos Jeronimos serves as a great example of Late Gothic Manueline architecture. You can tour the church, where several important events have occurred since the Middle Ages. Limestone sculptures inside the church pay homage to historical naval expeditions. Its impressive, ornate architectural style is partly why this World Heritage Site has become famous. The monastery was founded in 1495, though its structure was not completed for more than a century, in 1601. Vasco da Gama is buried here, along with other notable explorers. You can also visit the site's Maritime Museum and National Archeology Museum, as well as the nearby Tower of Belém. Our Lisbon road trip planning tool makes visiting Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and other Lisbon attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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Este monasterio es de las construcciones más impresionantes de Portugal. Es una pena q no dispone de visita guiada, en el buró de información te dicen q existe, cuando llegas al lugar te enteras q no ... more »This monastery is the most impressive building in Portugal. Q is a shame does not have a guided tour, in the information desk tell you that q exists, when you get to the place you know Q is not so. The audioguides are scarce and therefore unavailable. Very beautiful the monastery and well preserved, could be very interesting if managed to manage more visitor orientation
Aunque llegar alli desde el centro (Plaza do Comercio) lleva mas de media hora de autobus vale la pena ir a Belem a visitar el monasterio, la torre de Belem, los museos y la casa de las famosas Natas ... more »Although arriving there from the center (Plaza do Comercio) takes more than half an hour bus is worth going to Belem to visit the monastery, the Belem tower, the museums and the house of the famous creams of Belem, where sometimes there are some impressive tails do not miss Jeronimos and Other
Incredible art and architecture. Word to the wise, do not queue immediately. There are two queues (lines). If facing the building, the queue on the left is the museum where you can buy tickets to the monastery. After you buy tickets at the digital kiosk, then head to the other queue but walk past it, to the main church doors on the outside. Here you will find massive doors adorned with incredibly detailed sculptures, great photo op! Then make your way into the church (not the monastery) because this part is a free, self-guided tour through the church where services are still held. More great photo ops from the main chamber of the church up to the sacristy. Then, queue for the monastery and be prepared to be blown away by the views, the history, the culture, the art and architecture. This place is simply incredible and pictures don't do it justice.
There's better cathedrals in Europe but the chapel here is Worthy of a once around. The 15 e trolley ( skip much ballyhooed 28 trolley if crowded... always) is your best access from Central Lisbon. If heading back to your cruise ship try the bus 728 transfer to 731.
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