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This Lisbon icon is also connected to the Discoveries period. It's a watchtower built where the first ships first departed from en route to India. The beauty of its Manueline architecture and its historical importance make it one of the best places to visit in Lisbon and one of its top attractions.
Jutting out onto the Rio Tejo, this Unesco World Heritage–listed fortress epitomises the Age of Discoveries. You'll need to breathe in to climb the narrow spiral staircase to the tower, which affords sublime views over Belém and the river.
Lisbon has two unique monuments which are World Heritage Sites. The "Jerónimos Monastery" and the "Tower of Belém". They are two jewels of the Gothic Manueline style that easily impress. Apart from the vaults carved in stone that are a remarkable piece of engineering, the wealth of decorative…
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