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Lisbon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour: 48-hour Ticket
"Get three different views of Lisbon with one ticket! Not one not two but three different hop-on hop-off tour routes allow you to explore the whole of central Lisbon at your leisure. Make up your own itinerary as you hop off wherever you want. Your ticket is valid for 48 hours giving you plenty of time to discover the beauty of Lisbon’s wonderful squares sights and neighborhoods. In addition enjoy free access to Santa Justa Lift the Lisbon funiculars and select public buses.Tagus Tour:Ride the open-top bus along the Tagus River and hop off to visit the Square of the Fig Tree (Praça da Figueira)
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Lisbon Combo: Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Four Routes Including Tram
"Get four views of Lisbon with one ticket! As you travel the four routes – by open-top bus minibus and tram – see Lisbon by hopping on and off as much as you’d like. Tagus Tour:Ride the open-top bus along the Tagus River and hop off to visit the Square of the Fig Tree (Praça da Figueira) the majestic Rossio Square (Praça de D. Pedro IV) and the busy Restauradores Square (Praça dos Restauradores). Continue your tour to Avenida da Liberdade and Marquess of Pombal Square (Praça do Marquês de Pombal). And like a cherry on your cake a monumental Belém area.Olisipo Tour:This route in an open-top bus stops at the Oceanarium which houses 16000 birds
From EUR26.00
 
Private Tour: Customize Your Perfect Day in Lisbon
"This tour is totally customizable and will be designed to fit your specific needs. Before embarking you’ll be sent a form to fill out. Choose from a half-day or full-day city tour. And the rest? That’s entirely up to you. Explain your interests and desires and your private guide will then plan a schedule based around your wishes.Your local guide will meet you at your hotel at the requested time and set off via public transport on foot or by bike depending on what form of transport is most suitable. Costs for public transport are included but private cars and taxis will be at your own expense.If you’re a first-time visitor you might want to cross the popular attractions off your bucket list
From EUR53.00

More Local Customs in Belém

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Pastéis de Nata / Pastéis de Belém

You will find these little custard tarts, Pastéis de Nata (singular, Pastel), sold all over Lisbon, and indeed all over Portugal. Although the quality varies from one establishment to another, on the...
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Pasteis de Belem

Well worth trying are the tasty Pasteis de Belem, a custard-cream tart, very popular in Lisbon and on sale in all the bakeries. These sweets originated in the Jerónimos Monastery in Belem in the 19th...
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Best served warm

The most famous pasteis are the ones found in Belem just outside Lisbon.The beautiful custard tarts are best served warm, sprinkled with a blanket of powdered sugar and a just a little bit of...
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Fishing

While we were admiring the Monument to the Discoveries, we noticed several young Portugese men trying their luck at fishing in the Tejo River. The rock seawall slopes quite steeply down into the river...
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Marina - Doca de Belem

After we had finished enjoying the miltary parade in front of the Palacio de Belem, we made our way across the major Avenida da India road/rail throughway and onto the north bank of the Tejo (Tagus)...
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Police on Bike

Yep, when I went to visit the Jeronimos Monastery I found very interesting to see the Police on Bike, it remember me some movie. :-))))On that moment they was solving some problems with stranger...
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Weddings in Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

My friend Alexandra (micas_pt) told me that it is a custom to lots of people get married on the Monastery of Jeronimos. And it becomes really difficult to get married there because there is long...
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Flowers and the outdoors

You will find many building decorated with flowers around the district.It is one of the things I miss the most of Portugal... Each person decorates their window with wonderful flowers almost year...
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Typical scenes

Sure, Belém is full of tourist magnets like the monastery and the Discoveries Monument, but you'll also find some typical streets where locals live and work. We actually got yelled at by an old lady...
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Pomp and circumstance

The day I visited Belém, there was some kind of a ceremony going on. These horsemen were all wearing blonde wigs and riding these beautiful horses on the cement roads of the town. They were trotting...
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Hotels Near Belém

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Rua dos Jeronimos, 8, (formerly Hotel Da Torre), Lisbon, Estremadura, 1400-211, Portugal
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Rua Jau 54, Lisbon, Estremadura, 1300-314, Portugal
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Doca do Bom Sucesso, Lisbon, 1400-038, Portugal
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Travessa do Conde da Ponte, Lisbon, Estremadura, 1300-141, Portugal
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Alto de Cabreira Estrada da Circunvalacao, Amadora, 2610-041, Portugal
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Rua do Pau de Bandeira, 4, Lisbon, Estremadura, 1249-021, Portugal
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Top Things to Do in Belém

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Mosteiro dos Jerónimos - Jerónimos Monastery

Jeronimos Monastery (or Mosteiro dos Jeronimos) truly is a work of art. One of the few surviving examples of Manueline architecture, the monastery was built in 1502 on the spot where Vasco da Gama and...
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Torre de Belem - Belem Tower

The Torre de Belém was originally completely surrounded by water but over the centuries the Tagus river receded and a section has silted up. The tower is now easily accessible from the riverbank by a...
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Padrao dos Descobrimentos - Discoveries Monument

The highlight of my visit to Belem in March 2011 was taking in the breathtaking views from the viewing platform on top of the Monument to the Discoveries (Padrão dos Descobrimentos). So much so,...
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Igreja Santa Maria - Mosterio Jeronimos

The church of the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos is called Igreja de Santa Maria. Already before entering the building you will notice the rich decoration at the portal. Same richness continues inside. It was...
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Vasco da Gama Tomb

There are two tombs of Vasco da Gama (1460 or 1469 – 24 December 1524) in Lisbon, but only one holds his remains. The very and more modern tomb in the Pantheon is empty but was placed there to honor...
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Museu Natcional dos Coches - Coach Museum

Before I review the Coach Museum, I want to say that if you visit this museum, do it when there is full sun, as I visited it this last time near the evening and it was difficult to see the many...
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"What a great place to visit !"
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"BELEM"
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"Interesting Belém"
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"Belém, Portugal"
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