Lisbon: Belém Tower Access Ticket

Overview:

Book your ticket to the famous Tower of Belém, located on the coast of Lisbon. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Belém district while learning more about the interesting history of this defensive structure.
Once there, enter the Tower at the mouth of the Tagus River, which was built in 1515. For a panoramic view of the historic district of Belém and its “Age of Discovery” monuments, climb the steep stairs to the top floor.
Learn more about Portugal’s heyday of exploring new lands. Get to know the historical function of the strategic monument as an entrance to the city.

Highlights:

Visit one of Lisbon’s most famous buildings with the Belém Tower ticket. Learn about the UNESCO-listed fortress that was built to protect the city from attack in the Tagus estuary.

  • Discover the Belém Tower, located in one of Lisbon’s most historic districts
  • Get a panoramic view of the harbor and monuments of the “Age of Discovery”
  • Climb the narrow stairs to the top of the tower
  • Admire one of Lisbon’s most iconic buildings and an architectural gem of Manuel I’s reign.
  • Explore the site known by UNESCO as a “Cultural Heritage of Humanity”

 

Included/Excluded

  • Entrance ticket to Belém Tower

Tour Plan

What To Expect

Belém Tower (Torre de Belém) is a historic fortress located in the civil parish of Santa Maria de Belém in Lisbon, Portugal. It is one of the most iconic landmarks in the city and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • The Belém Tower is a masterpiece of Manueline architecture, a Portuguese architectural style of the 16th century. It features intricate details, including nautical motifs, carved stone ropes and the Cross of the Order of Christ.
  • The tower has a rich history and was originally built as a fortress to guard the entrance to the city's port. It played a key role in the Age of Discovery in the 16th century, serving as both a defensive structure and a ceremonial gateway for explorers.
  • The tower is easily accessible by public transport, including buses and trams. It is a popular stop for tourists exploring the historical and cultural sights of Lisbon.
Meeting point

Present the PDF voucher that you received with the confirmation email at the entrance to the Belém Tower.

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Additional Information
  • Entry to national museums and monuments is free on Sundays and public holidays for residents of Portugal
  •  Belém Tower opening hours are from 10:00 to 17:30, October to May; and 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., May through September
  • Last entry is at 5:00 p.m
  • The tower is closed on Mondays and January 1, Easter Sunday, May 1, June 13 and December 25
  • There is only one entrance to the tower and there may be lines
  • You will receive a voucher in PDF format in your booking confirmation email.
  • This voucher must be presented when entering the monastery
Cancellation Policy

This activity is non-refundable

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