Jeronimos Monastery

lisbon, portugal

History and Culture , Monuments , Churches , Architecture
Jeronimos Monastery, a world heritage site, is popular for its architecture and is remarkably prominent even from far view. Highlight of this monastery is its architecture and the ornamentation.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - december
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Closed : Monday
10:00 - 17:00 : Sunday, Tuesday - Saturday
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Jeronimos Monastery, also popular as Hieronymites Monastery, was declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. It was built uilt to commemorate Vasco Da Gama's voyage. Vasco da Gama's tomb was placed inside by the entrance.The building has Manueline style architecture characterized by elaborate sculptural details and maritime motifs.

Highlights of Jeronimos Monastery

The Church of Santa Maria houses the tombs of Vasco da Gama and Luís de Camões, a Portuguese poet and writer.

Cloister: Its decorative ornamentation and symbolism is worth appreciation

How to Reach Jeronimos Monastery ?

  • City bus lines: 727, 28, 729, 714 and 751
  • Tram: 15
  • Suburban train: Belém station
  • Ferry: Belém Ferry station

Contact

local_phone +351 21 362 0034
10:48 AM Local Time

Location

Portugal Lisboa Lisboa 1400-206
City center: Lisbon City Center Baixa
Nearest airport: Lisbon Portela Airport

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