Attraction: Jerónimos Monastery
The Jerónimos Monastery, or Hieronymites Monastery (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos), is a former Order of Saint Jerome monastery near the Tajo River in Belém Parish, in the Municipality of Lisbon, Portugal. It was secularized by a state decree on 28 December 1833 and transferred its ownership to Real Casa Pia de Lisboa, the charitable organization.
One of the most prominent examples of Portuguese Late Gothic Manueline architecture in Lisbon is the monastery. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983, along with the nearby Belém Tower.
It is one of the top attractions in Lisbon and in Portugal, together with Belém Tower.
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Explore Lisbon and Sintra on this full-day, small-group guided tour of the two destinations. The first step is to meet your knowledgeable local guide in Lisbon, Portugal, and then take a minivan to some of the city's most iconic sights, including the Belém district and the Monastery of Jeronimos.