A short distance from the historical centre of Lisbon, Belém (meaning Bethlehem) is where many Portugal's voyagers of discovery embarked from. As consequence it is here you'll find a plethora of Lisbon's most famous monuments and monumental buildings celebrating Portugal's maritime achievements in the 15th and 16th century and the heroes of that age. There is plenty here to see and to make a fulfilling day out. Along the roads Rua Vieira Portuense and Rua Belém there are a number of cafés and restaurants, also around this area are a number of parks and botanical gardens to walk off that lunch.
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A five star design hotel in Belém overlooking the Tagus River, a contemporary experience of the Golden Age of Discovery. Here you can find the gourmet Restaurant Feitoria and the Spa BSpa. The theme of discovery is threaded throughout all of the hotel's 50 luxury rooms (including five suites) absorbing and enticing you to embark on an exotic journey displayed in a series of illustrated wall panels, giving each room a bespoke atmosphere.
Doca do Bom Sucesso 1400-038, Belém, Lisboa, Portugal.
38º 41' 36" N | 09º 12' 38" W | +351 210 400 200
Lisbon's first design hotel, Hotel Jerónimos 8 is a four-star hotel that stands apart for its concept and convenient location in Belém, in the centre of major monuments and museums. An urban resort that combines three colours in its contemporary design (an exciting "chocolate" brown, a stimulating "carmine" red, and a "relaxing" cream) to incite surprising feelings of harmony and tranquility.
The hotel offers an open-air patio for the pleasure of its guests. The private patios' oriental inspiration creates a serene atmosphere in which to relax during the stay. The soothing sound of running water, the intense brightness of the white and the tranquil green of the grass and bamboos are interrupted only by the sofas that beckon for someone to sink into them.
8 Rua Dos Jeronimos, 1400-2011 Lisbon Portugal.
38° 41' 54.7" N | 09º 12' 18.4" W | +351 213 600 900
Located in Belém, 350 yards from Jeronimos Monastery, Atelier - House in Belém provides accommodation with a shared lounge, free WiFi and a shared kitchen. The property has a garden and city views, The apartment features thre bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, and a bathroom with a shower.
1 Travessa das Galinheiras,, Belem, 1300-265 Lisbon, Portugal. .
38° 41' 52.4" N | 09º 12' 12.6" W | +351 913 521 323
The "Enoteca de Belém" – Wine Bar, a place dedicated to experimentation and to be a meeting place, for people and flavours, in an artistic and cultural atmosphere inherent to the Travessa and its spaces, puts its bet on the divulgation of the national wine and gastronomic culture. Service is discreet, professional and knowledgeable.
Tuesday-Sunday: 13h30 - 23h00, Monday: CLOSED
Mercador do Tempo Lda, Travessa do Marta Pinto 21, 1300-390 Lisboa, Portugal.
38º 41' 51.4" N | 09º 12' 12.9" W | +351 213 637 700
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Solar do Embaixador is a family restaurant always receiving customers with a sincere smile and an excellent service. Specialising in Brazilian cuisine, specifically from northeast Brazil and conjures up such specialties as "Fish Moqueca" and "Shrimp Moqueca".
Daily: 12h30 - 22h00
Rua do Embaixador 210, Belém, 1300-390 Lisboa, Portugal.
38º 41' 52.4" N | 09º 11' 57.2" W | + 351 213 625 111
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An ideal location on the bank of the river in the Champalimaud Foundation science centre, it's decor is modern based on a Charles Darwin theme. The menu is extensive offering a variety of Portuguese and international dishes.
Tuesday - Sunday: 12h30 - 23h00, Sunday: 12h00 - 16h00, Monday: CLOSED
Champalimaud centre for the unknown, Avenida Brasília, Ala B 1400-038, Lisboa, Portugal.
38º 41' 36.9" N | 09º 13' 15.8" W | + 351 213 625 111
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|Only 9 miles (14.4km) south of Lisbon Portela Airport
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|From the North take the A36. The N6 runs through Belém West to East.
Latitude - 38º 41' 46.3" | Longitude - 09º 12' 11.3"
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|Urban train services (comboios urbanos) Belém train station:
• Cascais/Cais do Sodré line Timetable
Trains of Portugal Website
|There are no Metro lines that service Belém, however the Azul line goes to Cais do Sodré train station where you can connect with an Urban train (see above) to Belém: Website|
| • Carris bus routes to Belém from various areas around the city: Carris Website
• 201 - Linda-a-Velha Cais Sodré: Timetable
• 15E: Praça Figueira - Algés (Jardim) via Belém: Timetable