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Everything You Need To Know About Parking At Belem Tower

The Belem Tower, or Torre de Belém, is a magnificent 16th-century fortification in Lisbon, Portugal. Once used as a lighthouse and a prison, the Belem Tower is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major tourist attraction. Visitors can climb its narrow steps to the top for stunning views of Lisbon and the river, and to explore its chambers and exhibits that tell the story of Portugal's rich maritime past.

Belem Tower location

Address: Av. Brasília, 1400-038 Lisboa, Portugal

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Entrances: The Belem Tower has several entrances and exits but only one entrance is accessible to visitors. Located on the south side of the tower facing Tagus River, this entrance leads to a narrow spiral staircase that takes you up through the different floors of the tower.

Parking facilities near Belem Tower

  • Parking Avenida da Índia: This parking facility is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The distance from the parking facility to the Belém Tower is approximately 500 meters. 
  • Centro Cultural de Belém Parking: The Centro Cultural de Belém is a cultural center near Belem Tower (a 13-minute walk from the garage)
  • Parking Descobridores: This parking facility is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The distance from the parking facility to the Belém Tower is about 600 meters.
  • Jerónimos Monastery Parking: Parque de Estacionamento do Mosteiro dos Jerónimos is a garage near the Jerónimos Monastery. The tower is a 15-minute walk from Belém Tower.
  • Estacionamento da Torre de Belém: This parking facility is open for 24 hours every day, and is located at a distance of about 700 meters from the Belém Tower.
  • Praça Afonso de Albuquerque Parking: This parking area is located in the vicinity of Belem Tower and provides a convenient option for visitors, especially those riding or cycling to the tower.

How to get to Belem Tower

By tram

Take tram 15E from Praça do Comércio to Praça Afonso de Albuquerque, the closest station to the Belem Tower. The attraction is a 15-20 minute walk from the tram station.

By train

Take a train from Rossio, Lisbon's main train station, to Belém Station. Once you reach Belem, take the exit towards Avenida da India. The tower is a 15 minute walk from there.

By bus

 Take a Tagus Tourra yellow bus from Praça da Figueira or the City Sightseeing red bus from Marquês de Pombal to Belem. Padrão dos Descobrimentos is the closest bus stop. The tower is a 10-12 minute walk from the bus station.

By car

You can easily drive down to the tower if you have a car. The quickest way from downtown Lisbon is to go along Avenida da India, which follows the Tagus River and gets you to Belem Tower in just 20-30 minutes. Another option is crossing the 25 de Abril Bridge to Almada; this route takes around 25-30 minutes to reach Belem Tower. Taxis and ridesharing apps are easily available and can take you directly to the tower.

By cycle

Discover Belem Tower on a rented bike from central Lisbon. Companies like Gira and Jump have bicycles for visitors who wish to explore the eco-friendly way. Cruise along the lovely Tagus River, park your bike near the tower, and take your time exploring. Explore Belem Tower effortlessly by renting a bike or electric scooter. Companies like Gira and Jump offer lots of these fun rides.

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Frequently asked questions about Belem Tower

Is there parking available at Belem Tower?

Belem Tower does not have its own parking facility but there are many garages available near the attraction for visitors to park their vehicles.

Are there any parking options near Belem Tower?

Yes, several parking options are available in the vicinity of Belem Tower like Parking Avenida da Índia, Estacionamento da Torre de Belém, Centro Cultural de Belém Parking, and more.

How much does parking cost at Belem Tower?

Parking cost depends on your choice of facility or garage and the duration of your stay. Expect to pay €5-€10 per hour or choose multi-day packages.

Are there any parking restrictions near Belem Tower?

Yes, there are parking restrictions near the tower. Be aware of limited street parking and potential weekend crowds. Pay attention to signage for details.

Is it easy to find parking near Belem Tower?

Yes, it is quite easy to find parking near Belem Tower. Having said that, the ease of finding a parking spot depends on several factors, like the day and time of your visit.

Can I park on the street near Belem Tower?

Yes, you can park on the street but options are quite limited and depend on the time of day you visit the tower. Please be mindful of any restrictions and parking regulations.

Is parking accessible for people with disabilities?

Yes. Designated accessible spots are available at most nearby facilities, but it's advisable to confirm and check for specific accommodations.