The jardins do Imperio, or imperial gardens are the most beautifull gardens in Lisbon. With an enormous fountain andd many memorials and sculptures, is one of the best places to spend the evening.
You can go up inside the Monument to the Discoveries via a lift to a sixth floor where you can then take the stairs to the top to get great views over the Belem area and the Tagus River.
A historical look-out post over the Tagus estuary, just down from the Monument of the Discoverers. It was closed when I was there, so I can't tell you much more about it.
I simply take the No. 15 tram from Baixa to Belem. You can visit the museum at the monument or walk along the river side.
The little tower, which was built by Francisco Arruda between 1515 and 1521, delights the eye with its setting on the edge of the Tejo.
There are many things. La torre de Belem, Monasterio dos Jeronimos, Monumento dos Descubrimientos, La feria de Ladra, Jardim Zoologico, etc...
I can never express enough admiration for this enchanting monument (read my Lisbon main page for more details!)
Only another photo! It is really fascinating there - if you are in Lisbon - that is an absolut must!!!
The Monastery of St. Jeronimo
The most beautiful Monastery I've ever seen. It's built in an Pseudoarabic style!
Inside the monastery's church, check out the chapels, soaring vaulting, paintings, and sculptures. Don't forget the sarcophagi!
Despite most visitors focus in Vasco da Gama and Camões tombs, many other may be seen in Jeronimos, with evidence to those of king Manuel and his wife.
On the waters edge this large structure was erected in 1960 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Henry the Navigator.
Delicate stonework on this attractive building that was once used to imprison political enemies in the waterlogged dungeons.
Riverside monument built in 1960 to commemorate the 500 anniversary of the death of Prince Henry the Navigator, promoter of the discoveries.
This is a monument for all seaman who left their county Portugal! On this monument you'll find only one woamen and this is only a nurse *g*!