The Torre Belem is located in the city of Lisbon, in the district of Belem. This monument was erected for the purpose of serving both as a gateway to the city of Lisbon and as a defense against possible invasions and attacks from the Tagus. You will discover a very inspired architecture of North Africa, Moorish ornaments but sumptuous sculptures made in stone.
The Belem Tower is a fortress rocked by a rich history. Erected with an outpost function in the first place; you discover a defense post with guns and all the military characteristics of the time. You will see the ditches in which the prisoners were thrown.
You will also discover many animal sculptures as the Tour has also welcomed wild animals such as rhinos.
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Commerce Square (Metro-Terreiro do Paço), Lisbon
3 hours (from 8:00 to 11:00).