Walking tour in Belem, why not discover this Lisbon area in Belem, with one of our professionals, this noble area that was once the site of the expeditions to the “unknown”, with all the uncertainties and doubts.
We take you to Belem and we go through the whole area where we will find the Jeronimos Monastery, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos and one of the most visited places in Lisbon, it is no other monument, it is a gastronomic monument, the Pasteis de Belem …
|PLACE OF DEPARTURE||Hotel, Apartment Lisbon|
|TIME OF DEPARTURE||From 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM or From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM|
|RETURN TIME||At 1:00 PM or 6:00 PM|
Belem is a region nowadays located in the western part of the city of Lisbon although it has not always been this way since it was once an autonomous city, today known for its monuments that consecrate the Discoveries period, on the north banks of the Tagus River where, shipped ships that sailed all over the world, most of the voyages of the fourteenth century sailed from here.
This region was the place where the elite of Lisbon resided, to leave the city center where the population and most of the diseases were concentrated, especially in the middle ages, all these events make Belem one of the most pleasant areas of Lisbon to visit nowadays, where you can still find interesting museums, such as the Carriage Museum, the Navy Museum, or even if you like something more contemporary the CCB.
The Pasteis de Belem are undoubtedly one of the reasons to visit Belem, more 20 thousand of them are sold daily, more than 7 million annually, which makes up many tons of sugar, flour, eggs, milk to this is added …… the secret, this secret that makes the pastel of Bethlehem so special and even mystical that was born in the Jeronimos Monastery in 1837.