Monastery of Jeronimos - Lisbon
Monastery of Jeronimos - Mosteiro dos Jerónimos
Get to know the historic Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon and know everything about its history, timetables, collections and other information about how to make the visit. The Jerónimos Monastery is one of the most beautiful monasteries in Europe. Conceived in 1496 by King Dom Manuel I, the construction took more than 90 years to be ready and after the inauguration, the Jeronimos Monastery was one of the largest in Portugal. In 1907, the Jeronimos Monastery received the title of Humanity Heritage by UNESCO. It is situated near the banks of the Tagus River and is one of the most important and visited tourist spots of Portugal. As it is located in one of the most touristic regions of Lisbon, it is an indispensable tourist spot to visit in the city. Here is a little more of the history and characteristics of the Jerónimos Monastery.
Mosteiros dos Jerónimos is one of the apices of Portuguese Manueline architecture and stands in an imposing building in the Belém neighbourhood, with its beautiful gardens and surrounding fountain. In addition to being a World Heritage Site, the monastery was also elected in 2007 as one of the seven wonders of Portugal. It receives nearly one million visitors each year. Today, the Jerónimos Monastery serves as a resting place for Dom Manuel I and his descendants, who are in the main chapel of the Church and in some side chapels.
Cloister 10 €
Food - Near By
Tram - 15
Train - Belem
Boat - Belem River Station
Street Parking - Yes Little
Car Park - Near By Paid
Closed Mondays and holidays
Praça do Império 1400-206 Lisboa