The Imperial Walk- 3 hours
Enjoy the ride on Tram 15 along the waterfront to Belém. Learn about the Discoveries and the mighty Portuguese Empire, once the largest and most influential in the whole of Europe. Visit the Monument of the Overseas Combatant, which honors the men who died fighting in Portugal’s African Colonial Wars. Marvel at the sight of the Tower of Belém, a masterpiece of 16th-century Manueline Architecture. Find out about the Exhibition of the Portuguese World and admire the striking Discoveries Monument. Learn how Portugal was the first European nation to find a sea route to India and the Far East making first contact with civilizations such as India, China and Japan.
Discover the men who sailed the world for Portugal. Visit the Centro Cultural de Belém, a modern fortress housing a modern art museum and galleries, surrounded by gardens and fountains. See the amazing Monastery of Jerónimos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, another example of Manueline style. Find out about the chain of events that led to the decline and collapse of the Empire. Finish at the Pastelaria de Belém, where you can sample the best custard tart in the world.
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The guide can meet you at your Hotel if it is in the City Center. Otherwise we meet at the Praça Dom Pedro IV (Rossio)
- 15 Tram Ride
- Break for coffee
- Custard Tart - Pastel de Belém
- Free Insider Tips Guide to discover Lisbon.
|The Empire Walk (total for 1-2 pax):||100 €|
|The Empire Walk (total for 3-4 pax):||120 €|
|The Empire Walk (total for 5-10 pax):||140 €|
|The Empire Walk (more 11 pax):||14 €/ pax|