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Go for: Standard Entry Tickets
Ticket type: Combo Tours
Duration: 2-3 hours
Most Belem Tower tickets can be canceled 24-72 hours before the experience begins. However, combo tickets cannot be canceled or rescheduled. Please check your ticket for details at the time of booking.
Discover Belem Tower's awe-inspiring Manueline architecture, adorned with ornate carvings and intricate detailing, a testament to Portugal's artistic prowess during the Age of Exploration.
As a relic of Portugal’s maritime discovery period, the Belem Tower has a facade, dotted with twisted ropes, armor, and little spears. Near the turrets, you will see many rhinoceroses carved onto the wall.
The second floor of the Belem Tower opens to a King's Room. The most striking feature of this room is the Royal Court of Arms, Emmanuel I, placed above an elegant arc.
The lower bastion of the Belem Tower has many canons lined up and positioned at the entrance. There are dungeons underneath the Belem Tower. Before the battle between Spain and Portugal in 1580, King Manuel I threw his captives in the prison cells of the Belem Tower that were used as prisons until 1830.
An ornate chamber with exquisite Manueline windows offering views and historical insights into the tower's purpose.
A small but intricately adorned chapel, reflecting the spiritual significance and artistic detail of the era.
Climb to the top for stunning panoramic views of the Tagus River and Lisbon's picturesque surroundings.
Observe the ancient cannons that once defended the harbor, providing a glimpse into the tower's military role.
Belem Hostel: A budget-friendly hostel offering dormitory and private rooms, conveniently located near Belem Tower.
Palácio do Governador: A charming boutique hotel housed in a historic building, providing a blend of luxury and history.
Pestana Palace Lisboa: An opulent 5-star hotel set in a 19th-century palace, offering lavish rooms, gardens, and fine dining.
Belem Tower ticket prices begin at €6.
You can purchase tickets to the Colosseum online or at the venue. Online purchasing allows you to skip the long queues at the ticket office. Additionally, some combo tickets offer access to other popular attractions like Jeronimos Monastery, providing a more comprehensive experience.
A standard entry ticket to Belem tower includes entry to the attraction and an audio guide in five different languages.
The cancellation policy depends on the type of ticket you choose to book. While some tickets offer a full refund on canceling tickets up to 48-72 hours in advance, others may not offer a refund upon cancellation. Please check the specific terms before you make your reservation.
The best way to reach the Belem Tower is to take the tram from line 15 or line 15E.
March to May are the best months to visit the Belem Tower for the weather is pleasant and the city looks beautiful, warming up to the summer temperatures.
The Pena Palace, the National Palace of Sintra, Moorish Castle, and Queluz National Palace are some attractions near the Belem Tower. All these tourist hotspots are situated amid Belem’s cultural hub.
The Belem Tower is open from 10 AM to 6:30 PM from May to September and from 10 AM to 5:30 PM from October to April.
You are allowed to click pictures of any portion of the Belem Tower.
The Belem Tower is only partially wheelchair accessible from the outside. The tower has no ramps or elevators, given its 16th-century Manueline style.
Belem Tower has many levels and a long winding staircase leading to the terrace. Make sure to explore it thoroughly for at least one to two hours.
There are no toilets in the Belem Tower.