Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

Type: Architecture, Attractions, Cultural Venues, Family Friendly, Historic Sites, Religious Sites, Romantic, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

One of Lisbon's most impressive historic landmarks, this early 16th-century monastery is a masterpiece of Manueline architecture and stands as a monument to Portugal's great age of exploration, its...  Read More


  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Don't miss the "A Place in Time" permanent exhibition staged in the old library that chronicles the monastery's 500-year history."
  • Sightseeing: "If you visit Sunday morning, entrance is free. Alternatively, arrive late afternoon long after the tour buses have departed."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: One of Portugal's greatest historic monuments, Jeronimos is also among the most celebrated of European monasteries and deserving of its World Heritage status.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: The monastery at Belem is one of Europe's finest religious sightseeing destinations and is wholly deserving off its World Heritage status.

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