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Lisbon: Jerónimos Monastery Entrance Ticket

Lisbon: Jerónimos Monastery Entrance Ticket

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Enjoy access to the Jerónimos Monastery with this entry ticket and marvel at the monument's 16th-century Manueline architectural style.

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  • Marvel at the 16th-century Manueline or Portuguese Late Gothic architecture
  • Admire the beauty of Jerónimos Monastery on the banks of the Tagus river
  • Visit the monuments of great explorer Vasco da Gama and poet Luís de Camões
  • Explore the World Heritage Site that dates back to the late 15th century
  • Learn why the monastery is a huge part of the Portuguese identity and culture
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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.

  • Jerónimos Monastery entry ticket
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Present the PDF voucher in your booking confirmation email at the entrance of the monastery.

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    Important information

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Smoking

    Know before you go

    • This is an entry ticket. No guide will be present during your visit
    • Admission is free at National Museums and Monuments on Sundays and during holidays for residents of Portugal
    • Admission is free on the first Sunday of every month
    • Only the church and Lower Cloister are accessible to those with reduced mobility
    • Last admission at 5:00 PM
    •  The monastery is open from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM, October to May; and from 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM, May to September
    •  The monastery is closed on Mondays, and January 1, Easter Sunday, May 1, June 13, and December 25
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    Breathtaking structure. Worth waiting on line. Be aware that as you face the building, to your right is a line to get into the church, which is free. The entry to the church is right next to the entry to the monastery, but the line goes to the left (ticket required). The line to buy tickets for that was practically nonexistent (or you can buy them online while you wait to get into the building). Near the left end of the building is the maritime museum. You can do the 3 places in any order, the lines vary. The ones go the monastery thinned out in the afternoon. Don’t miss the maritime museum (separate ticket less than $10) which had no crowds. Fascinating history of the early explorers. You finish at the cafe/gift shop (bathrooms, pretty good food, outside seating).

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    September 17, 2022

    We went early Sunday morning as it is closed on Monday, first ones in with our pre-purchase tickets. Beautiful place, without the crowds we saw it in 30 minutes, they let us in early. Church got out just as we left so we could see the chapel, otherwise you cannot on Sunday without attending services. Beautiful little church, with Vasco de games grave.

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    September 13, 2022

    Having visited several other sites in Portugal during our stay, it's difficult to call all of them excellent, especially when something like the Palacio Pena sets a high bar. The monastery is worth visiting.....it's just not as grandiose as the Palace. Of course, there is a church (with free entry) right next to the monastery...so that's a plus. The architecture inside was impressive, as was all the ornate stone carving found everywhere. It's an easy visit, wandering through a set path....and it's likely not to be too crowded. There will probably be a line to get in the next door church....but it's not too bad. Definitely worth visiting.

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    September 3, 2022

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