One of the most visited monuments in Lisbon! It was initially built to defend the city, and then has been used as a customs office, as a jail and as a lighthouse. Now, it's just a tourist attraction but the building remain an amazing place to visit and to photograph.
The most famous attraction in the Belem district of Lisbon must-have: Belm Tower.
Belem Tower, one of the world's cultural heritages, has a very important historical and strategic significance in the history of Lisbon, and it has also been named one of Portugal's seven wonders.
Come here early in the morning, there are already many tourists around Belm Tower, sitting on the surrounding lawns and steps in twos and threes, and the Belem Tower has already started long queues, waiting to enter.
Belm Tower was built between 1514 and 1520 during Manuel I. It was first used to defend the port of Belm. Now there are many barrels that have been preserved in the past. Cultural relics of the 16th century. Later, the Belm Tower gradually transformed into a beacon, the starting point for Portuguese navigators to explore the unknown ocean at that time. Later, it became a jail that was held in custody. You can feel the gloomy atmosphere of the dungeon when you enter the tower.
There are several lookout windows and balconies around the tower. Although the history is long, the walls made of stone are still well preserved. The exquisite craftsmanship of the year is clearly visible. Entering the tower requires a wooden bridge, and the Belem Tower at the high tide seems to float above the sea. Belm Tower was officially recognized as a World Cultural Heritage by the International UNESCO in 1983. In 2007, it was named one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal and has a history of more than 500 years. Although it is called a tower, it is more like a fortress. It is guarded on the coast of Lisbon and witnesses the glory and glory of Lisbon.
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When you come to Lisbon, you must go to see the product of the great maritime era - Belm Tower. In the past maritime era, it was the place to sail and return to the voyage. Whenever you return to the voyage, you can see the Belem Tower. The sailors will be very happy.
Belm Tower is not only a classic landmark of the port of Portugal, but also a symbol of Lisbon. It has witnessed the long-distance and departure of countless ships in Portugal during the Great Navigation era, returning and reuniting.
In 1983, Belm Tower was officially recognized as a World Cultural Heritage by the International UNESCO. In 2007, it was named one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.
As a historic Lisbon, like the city of Barcelona next door, there is no World Cultural Heritage and I am embarrassed to say hello to other cities.
The Belm Tower, standing on the north bank of the Tejo River, is the most classic landmark in the Portuguese port and a symbol of Lisbon. It has been 500 years since.
500 years of wind and rain, used as customs, telegraph stations, and even beacons, also used the storage room to transform into a dungeon as a prison, in the era of great navigation, is also the starting point of the navigators. Witnessed the glory of Lisbon.
Address: Av. Braslia1400-038 Lisboa Portugal
Transportation: Bus: Take 15E, 729 to Pedrouos station, get off and walk
Belém Tower is a classic landmark of the port of Portugal. It witnessed the voyage and separation of countless ships in Portugal during the Great Navigation era. The return and reunion was completed by Manuel I in commemoration of the arrival of Da Gama in India. Used as a customs, telegraph station, or even a lighthouse. The whole building of Belém Tower is arranged in an "L" shape with five floors. The whole tower is made of white marble and is a typical Manuel style building. The tower is surrounded by stone ropes, with stone knots, crosses and some stone carvings of plants and animals. It is very special.