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"Museo da Marinha" Torre de Belém - Tower of Belém Tip by el_ruso

Torre de Belém - Tower of Belém, Lisbon: 224 reviews and 444 photos

This is a wonderful museum located inside the baroque monastery of Jeronimos. It tells the story of Portuguese exploration and the development of its Navy through modern times. There is also a large hall housing the restored royal galleries and turn-of-the-last-century sea planes, including the first plane used by the Portuguese Navy, the plane used for crossing the Southern Atlantic for the first time, and ancient steam firefighters' engines.

Address: Av. Brasília, 1400-038 Lisboa
Directions: Belem
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

Phone: +351 21 362 0034
Website: http://www.torrebelem.pt/en/

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 12, 2006
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