Monument / Landmark
214 locals recommend
Tips from locals
Torre de Belém. The defensive tower at Belém is a jewel of the Manueline architectural style, combining Moorish, Renaissance and Gothic elements in a dazzling whole. At the time of its construction, the tower stood on an island in the river Tejo, about 200 m (650 ft) from the northern riverbank,…
Belém Tower was first built to defend Lisbon. Years later, it was transformed into a lighthouse and customs center.
If you catch the train from Monte Estoril train station to the stop which is very near to this location. It is a good quick stop to see this monument.