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Jerónimos Monastery

Jerónimos Monastery

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Lisbon: Jerónimos Monastery Entrance Ticket

1. Lisbon: Jerónimos Monastery Entrance Ticket

Get entrance tickets to Jerónimos monastery, a national monument classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and located near the city of Lisbon. Learn about how King Manuel I commissioned the monastery in 1496 to honor the Infante for his devotion to Our Lady and faith in St. Jerome. Once inside, marvel at the Manueline or Portuguese Late Gothic architecture. Discover how the monastery of St. Mary of Belém was donated to the monks of the Order of St. Jerome. For this reason, it is commonly known as the Jerónimos Monastery. In 1833, when the order was dissolved, the monastery was used as a school and orphanage until 1940. In the 19th century, the church became the monument for local heroes and poets such as Luís de Camões and Vasco da Gama. Come and discover what is not simply a notable work of architecture, but also an important part of Portuguese identity and culture.

Lisbon Card: 24, 48, or 72-Hour Pass

2. Lisbon Card: 24, 48, or 72-Hour Pass

Unlock the city of Lisbon with the flexible Lisbon Card. Enjoy unlimited travel on city transport, and free admission to 51 museums, historic buildings, and more. Benefit from discounts at a vast range of attractions, vouchers for different shops, and a handy guide that explains how to use the card. After exchanging your GetYourGuide voucher for the magnetic card, the Lisbon Card immediately provides 24-hour, 48-hour, or 72-hour access to the public transport system. Eligible on the Carris metro, buses, trams, and cable railways, it also works on CP trains between Cais do Sodré and Cascais, and trains between Oriente, Rossio, and Sintra.   Enjoy free access to the Jerónimos Monastery, the Belem Tower, the National Tile Museum, the National Coach Museum, and others. Admire stunning palaces, including the Mafra National Palace and the Ajuda National Palace. Ride the famous Santa Justa Lift, and much more—all with one card.

Lisbon: Belém Tower Entry Ticket

3. Lisbon: Belém Tower Entry Ticket

Reserve your entrance ticket to the iconic Belém Tower located on the shores of Lisbon. Discover more about the fascinating history of this defensive construction, and enjoy fantastic views of the Belém district. Upon arrival, access the tower which was built in 1515 at the mouth of the River Tagus. Climb the narrow stairs to the top floor to get a panoramic view of the historic Belém district and its monuments to the "Age of Discoveries." Learn more about the golden age of Portugal's travels in search of new worlds. Discover how the strategic monument served as a gateway to the city in the past.

Lisbon: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

4. Lisbon: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

See all of Lisbon on an excursion that gives you the freedom to plan your own itinerary with this full-day hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour that covers four separate routes. With regular stops all along the way, you are in complete control. Hop on and off whenever and wherever, and visit as many sights, gardens, or shopping boulevards as you like. You can also take advantage of onboard audio guides in 16 languages. Belém Line (Red Line): Stop 1 - Marquês de Pombal Square Stop 2 - Restauradores Stop 3 – Príncipe Real Stop 4 – São Pedro Alcântara Belveder Stop 5 – Corpo Santo Stop 6 - Cais Sodré Stop 7 – Ancient Art Museum Stop 8 – Pilar 7 Stop 9 – Coach Museum Stop 10 – National Ajuda Palace Stop 11 – Jeronimos Monastery/CCB Stop 12 – Palácio do Governador Stop 13 – Belem Tower Stop 14 – Monument to Discoveries Stop 15 – Maat Stop 16 – Doclands Stop 17 – Basílica of Estrela Stop 18 - Amoreiras Stop 19 - El Corte Inglès Stop 20 - Eduard VII Park - Northside Stop 21 - Marquês of Pombal Square Oriente Line (Blue Line): Stop 1 - Marquês de Pombal Square Stop 2 - Duque Loulé Avenue Stop 3 - Saldanha/ José Fontana Stop 4 - Campo Pequeno Stop 5 - Oceanarium Stop 6 - Lisbon Casino Stop 7 - Vasco da Gama Shopping Center Stop 8 - Vasco da Gama Tower Stop 9 - Oriente Station Stop 10 - Tile Museum Stop 11 - Cruise Terminal Stop 12 - Santa Apolónia Station Stop 13 - Martim Moniz Stop 14 - Restauradores Stop 15 - Marquês de Pombal Square Castle Line (Green Line): Stop 1 - Praça Marquês de Pombal Stop 2 - Duque de Loulé Avenue Stop 3 - Martim Moniz (Mundial Hotel) Stop 4 - St. George Castle Stop 5 - Graça Belveder Stop 6 – National Pantheon Stop 7 - Martim Moniz/Praça da Figueira Stop 8 - Restauradores Stop 9 - Marquês de Pombal Square Cascais Line (Orange: Lisboa - Cascais): 1 - Marquês de Pombal 2 - Jerónimos 3 - Carcavelos (Rua do Gurué) 4 - Estoril (Tourism Office) 5 - Cascais (Hotel Baía) 6 - Guincho (Parque de Campismo Orbitur) *7 - Guincho (Rest. Porto Sta. Maria) *8 - Guincho (Forte dos Oitavos) *9 - Cascais (Boca do Inferno) 10 - Cascais (Casa das Histórias - Paula Rego) Cascais Line (Yellow: Cascais - Lisboa): 1 - Cascais (Casa das Histórias - Paula Rego) 2 - Cascais (Hotel Baía) 3 - Estoril (Tourism Office) 4 - Carcavelos (Rua do Gurué) 5 -Monument to Discoveries 6 - Marquês de Pombal

Lisbon: Sunset Catamaran Tour with Music and Drink

5. Lisbon: Sunset Catamaran Tour with Music and Drink

Have you ever thought of an experience visiting the fantastic city of Lisbon, with a privileged view? Can you imagine a scene at sunset, with the 25 de Abril Bridge as a backdrop? This is the perfect spot! Embark on a sunset catamaran cruise along Lisbon's Tagus River. Spot iconic sights such as Christ the King and the 25 de Abril Bridge, as well as the elegant Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries. Enjoy an included drink and unwind with onboard music. Take a seat on the boat's terrace or lounge as the boat takes off on the water. Stretch out and relax on one of the catamaran's 2 nets while enjoying your drink. Snap pictures of the unique architecture of the Electricity Museum and enjoy the colors of the sunset reflected on the water. Create unforgettable memories with friends or loved ones that will last a lifetime as you explore the beauty of Lisbon from the water. At the end of the trip, return to Doca de Santo Amaro.

Lisbon: 1-or 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

6. Lisbon: 1-or 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Experience Lisbon and its various attractions on one or two hop-on hop-off bus tours combined with public transport access, and funiculars. Feel the sunshine on the upper deck and take in the sights, including the Torre de Belém. Jump on and off the open-top double-decker bus at leisure, and see the sites you want to see. Marvel at the main squares and monuments close to the Tagus River. Then, discover the slick and modern part of the city on the Modern Lisbon. Belém Lisbon includes Lisbon’s most famous sites such as the magnificent Rossio Square. Drive down the elegant Avenida da Liberdade to the Praça do Marquês de Pombal and marvel at this historical monument. Get a taste of the Belém area, the site of the monuments to Portugal’s “Age of Discoveries.” Discover a more modern side to Lisbon on the Modern Lisbon. You can jump off at the Oceanarium to see more than 16,000 birds, mammals, and marine life (admission not included). Pass the grand Casa dos Bicos, with its façade of diamond-shaped stones. Stop here to learn about Portugal’s famous tiles at the Azulejo Museum. Explore the history of fado at the Fado Museum. You can choose what attractions catch your attention – either on Belém Lisbon or Modern Lisbon tour ─ or, if you have the time, get it all in one ticket. Belém Lisbon Hop-on Hop-ff Bus STOPS 1. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) 2. Restauradores (Restauradores Square) 3. Marquês de Pombal 4. El Corte Inglés Shopping Center 5. Parque Eduardo VII (Eduardo VII Park) 6. Amoreiras Shopping 7. Basílica da Estrela 8. Pilar 7 9. Belém/ Museu dos Coches (Coach Museum) 10. Mosteiro dos Jerónimos (Jeronimos Monastery) 11. Torre de Belém (Belém Tower) 12. Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument of the Discoveries) 13. MAAT (Museum of Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology) 14. Docas Cruise Terminal 15. Avenida da Liberdade (Liberdade Avenue) 16. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) Modern Lisbon Hop-on Hop-ff Bus STOPS 1. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) 2. Restauradores (Restauradores Square) 3. Avenida da Liberdade (Liberdade Avenue) 4. Lisbon Cruise Terminal 5. Museu do Azulejo (Tile Museum) 6. Oceanário (Oceanarium, Lisbon Aquarium) 7. Vasco da Gama Shopping 8. FIL (Lisbon Exhibition and Congress Center) 9. Torre Vasco da Gama ( Vasco da Gama Tower)/ Hotel Myriad 10. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square)

Lisbon: Sunset Boat Tour with Music and Drinks

7. Lisbon: Sunset Boat Tour with Music and Drinks

Elevate the conclusion of your day by embarking on a boat journey along the enchanting river in Lisbon. Unwind from a day of exploration while sipping a refreshing drink and dancing with friends or family. Marvel at some of the city's iconic landmarks and be captivated by the breathtaking sunset over the Tagus River. Embark on a voyage aboard a historically significant boat, meticulously crafted in Germany with planks repurposed from World War I tanks. Explore the pioneering vessel that boasts stainless steel propellers, marking a global first, and stands as Portugal's inaugural diesel-powered ship. Release your cares and relish in the awe-inspiring sunset vistas during your sail. Whether you prefer to unwind in the indoor area with a glass of wine or beer or feel the rhythm and dance to lively music, this experience promises a perfect end to your day.

Lisbon: Day, Afternoon, or Sunset Boat Cruise with Wine

8. Lisbon: Day, Afternoon, or Sunset Boat Cruise with Wine

Enjoy this boat tour on the Tagus River. Experience the sunset like never before on this fabulous Sunset Sailing Boat Tour. Take part in the best sightseeing of Lisbon while sailing on a modern and comfortable boat.  Starting at Padrão dos Descobrimentos, sail towards Cais das Colunas, Praça do Comércio until Alfama, passing under the bridge and near Cristo Rei. From the river, you will be able to see Lisbon from a new perspective and enjoy the fantastic view while sailing on the calm waters of Tagus River. Have the privilege of seeing monuments of Lisbon illuminated, such as the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Tower and the bridge over the Tagus. Take unique pictures to remember your journey.

Lisbon 3-in-1 Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Tram Tours

9. Lisbon 3-in-1 Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Tram Tours

Spend 48 hours enjoying Lisbon on 2 double-decker bus tours and a historical tram tour. Dive into Lisbon's main squares, avenues, and monuments with your audio guide. Get around easily with access to the city's public trams, funiculars, and entrance to the Santa Justa urban lift.  Tour the city's traditional neighborhoods such as Alfama, Mouraria, Baixa, Chiado, Estrela, and Lapa onboard a historic vintage tram. This is a unique opportunity to enjoy a ride on traditional transportation in Lisbon. Get to know some of the city’s most beautiful viewpoints and enjoy breathtaking views. Jerónimos Monastery, Belem tower and Padrão dos descobrimentos are some of the must-see sights. Hop on and off whenever and wherever you wish to at any of these stops. Belém Lisbon Hop-on Hop-off Bus 24h Stops 1. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) 2. Restauradores (Restauradores Square) 3. Marquês de Pombal 4. El Corte Inglés Shopping Center 5. Parque Eduardo VII (Eduardo VII Park) 6. Amoreiras Shopping 7. Basílica da Estrela 8. Pilar 7 9. Belém/ Museu dos Coches (Coach Museum) 10. Mosteiro dos Jerónimos (Jeronimos Monastery) 11. Torre de Belém (Belém Tower) 12. Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument of the Discoveries) 13. MAAT (Museum of Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology) 14. Docas Cruise Terminal 15. Avenida da Liberdade (Liberdade Avenue) 16. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) Modern Lisbon Hop-on Hop-off Bus 24h Stops 1. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) 2. Restauradores (Restauradores Square) 3. Avenida da Liberdade (Liberdade Avenue) 4. Lisbon Cruise Terminal 5. Museu do Azulejo (Tile Museum) 6. Oceanário (Oceanarium, Lisbon Aquarium) 7. Vasco da Gama Shopping 8. FIL (Lisbon Exhibition and Congress Center) 9. Torre Vasco da Gama (Vasco da Gama Tower)/Hotel Myriad 10. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) Hills Tramcar Tour (no stops in the route) 1. Praça do Comércio 2. Praça do Comércio Points of interest that the Hills Tramcar Tour passes by but doesn’t stop: • Portas do Sol • Sé/Lisbon Cathedral • Rua da Conceição • Chiado • Camões • Estrela • Calçada do Combro • Chiado • Portas do Sol • Graça

Lisbon: Sunset Cruise

10. Lisbon: Sunset Cruise

Board a luxury sailboat and enjoy a serene sunset cruise along the River Tagus in Lisbon. Sip on a soft drink as you take in sights like the Belém Tower and Monument to the Discoveries, and pass under the 25 de Abril Bridge Depart from Doca do Bom Sucesso in Belém and see the main monuments of the city of Lisbon located on the banks of the river. Also, enjoy some complimentary soft drinks during your cruise. See Torre de Belém, the Monument to the Discoveries, the Electricity Museum, Maat, Jerónimos Monastery, Terreiro do Paço, and the Cristo Rei statue. Pass under the majestic 25 de Abril Bridge and admire the views of the hills of Lisbon and its picturesque neighborhoods including Bairro Alto and Alfama. Spot the Castelo de San Jorge at the top of one of the hills. On the return leg of the journey, admire the amazing sunset on the horizon. Watch as the sky turns to vibrant shades of orange, yellow, and pink, and enjoy the perfect end to your day in Lisbon.

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The tour was great! Our guide was knowledgeable and very nice. He asked what we wanted to see and also made great suggestions. It was a fun and easy way to see many of the locations we wanted to see. Very convenient pick up from our hotel and he dropped us off at a restaurant for lunch. I would highly recommend

Thank you very much for the exceptional experience . Our tour guide Nayem went over and above in terms of our expectations of the trip 🇵🇹

Even though we had to wait in line for a long time, it was still worth seeing. A must when visiting Lisboa👍

That was so nice and amazing. It was the most awesome experience I’ve ever had in Lisbon

This was a really fun outing for our big family. Our guid (Maya) was awesome!