A guide of Belem

Belem is almost an epicenter of museums, which deserve to be visited before or after a beautiful meal in the best restaurants in the area. It’s following our guide so you do not get lost.


Jardim da Praça do Império

This is a beautiful garden to rest in the shade of a tree on days when the temperature rises. Also it is not badly thought to take the picnic basket and spend a different afternoon in family.
Address: Praça do Império, Lisboa
Transportation: BUS 714, 727, 728, 729, 751. Tram 15


This ice cream is five stars. In addition to the classic strawberry or chocolate, gelato from the Roman Costanza Ventura, has other good flavors.
Address: Rua da Junqueira 498, Lisbon
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 12.00-20.00
Transportation: BUS 714, 727, 751 E 15


Pastéis de Belém

The patisserie is a stopping point more than necessary for tourists, but the beautiful interior rooms, covered in blue and white tiles, tend to be full of Locals too.
Address: Rua de Belém 84-92, Lisbon
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 08.00-23.00 (from October 1 to June 30); Mon-Sun 08.00-00.00 (1 July to 30 September)

Jardim Botanico Tropical

The Tropical Botanical Garden (JBT) is located in the monumental area of Lisbon, in Belém, next to the Jerónimos Monastery. It occupies an area of about seven hectares, integrating a Botanical Garden with about five hectares, which includes a heated greenhouse, and other shelters of various types.
Address: Largo dos Jerónimos, Lisbon
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 10.00-18.00
Price: 2€


Pastelaria Restelo - "O Careca"

The detour from Belem is minimal, but it is inevitable that you make it. Careca’s puff pastry croissants come hot and sprinkled with crystallized sugar. The recipe has been kept secret for more than 30 years and fame brings visitors there, as well as people from the neighborhood who use the meeting space and meeting point. Also do not forget the palmiers, very thin and crispy.
Address: Rua Duarte Pacheco Pereira 11 D, Lisbon
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 08.00-20.00
Transportation: BUS 723, 751

Pilar 7 - Ponte 25 de Abril

Location: Pilar 7. The bridge inaugurated in 1966 has 14 pillars, but the pillar of interest now stands on Avenue of India. And this is a tourist attraction of Lisbon that will take visitors to the interior of this pillar for a sensory experience.
Address: Avenida da Índia, Lisboa
Opening Hours: May to September 10.00-20.00, October to April 10.00-18.00
Price: 4-6€


Museu Nacional dos Coches

It is a unique collection in the world and breathes better since in 2015 it moved to a new building on Avenida da Índia, a few meters from the Royal Riding Stables, the first residence of the car from 1905, where there is still an exhibition center.
Address: Avenida da Índia 136, Lisbon
Opening Hours: Tue-Sun 10.00-18.00
Transportation: Bus 15E, 714, 728, 727, 729
Price: 5€

Palácio Nacional da Ajuda

National monument since 1910, stands out as the former royal residence and museum of decorative arts, and also as the seat of other Portuguese institutions linked to culture and the stage of protocol ceremonies. Organize guided tours and host exhibitions that invite you to stroll through history.
Address: Largo da Ajuda, Lisboa
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 10.00-18.00
Transportation: Electric 18. Bus 729, 732
Price: 5€


Jeronimos Monastery

It was erected by king D. Manuel I in memory of the Infante D. Henrique. It has been a National Monument since 1907 and a World Heritage Site since 1983. Do not forget to stop at the Museum of Archeology.
Address: Praça do Império, Lisboa
Opening Hours: Winter time (October to April): Tue-Sun 10.00-17.30. Daylight Saving Time (May to September) 10.00-18.30
Transportation: Bus 15E, 714, 727, 729, 751
Price: Up to 10€

Museu Nacional de Etnologia

It is perfect for followers of the history of Portuguese anthropology and on top it has a fabulous view over the river Tagus. It is in Restelo, above the stadium of the Belenenses, and includes a permanent exhibition with seven thematic nuclei. The entrance ticket also gives access to the bookings (guided tour), cases of the Gallery of Rural Life (daily at 10.30 and 14.30) and the Gallery of the Amazon (daily at 11.30 and 15.30) .
Address: Avenida Ilha da Madeira, Lisbon
Opening Hours: Tue 14.00-18.00, Wed-Sun 10.00-18.00
Transportation: Bus 713, 714, 727, 728, 732, 760 and 774


Belém Tower

Considered one of the most expressive monuments in the city of Lisbon, the Torre de Belém began to be a defense structure of the Tagus bar and today is an icon of the architecture of the reign of D. Manuel I. Classified in 1983 as a World Heritage by the Organization United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was elected in 2007, one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.
Address: Avenida de Brasília, Lisboa
Opening Hours: Summer time (May to September) 10.00-18.30. Winter time (October to April) 10.00-17.30
Price: 6€

Padrão dos Descobrimentos

There is no one that passes by that does not take advantage to take a basic photo for the social networks, with Infante D. Henrique. On the outside, a caravel is made to the sea, taking to the bow the Infante and some of the protagonists, in total are 33 figures. Inside, you can always visit the permanent exhibition on the Portuguese maritime adventure or the temporary ones that are opening.
Address: Avenida de Brasília, Lisboa
Opening Hours: Winter time (October to February): Tue-Sun 10.00-18.00. Daylight saving time (March to September) 10.00-19.00
Transportation: Train to Belém from Cais do Sodré. Electrical 15. Bus 28, 714, 727, 729, 751
Price: 5€


MAAT Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology

A project of the EDP Foundation, the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology is already more than consecrated in the initials MAAT. Its architectural forms definitely marked the city, justifying fruitful pilgrimages to the area of Belém.
Address: Central Tejo, Avenida de Brasília, Lisbon
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11.00-19.00
Transportation: BUS 714, 727, 751. Electric 15
Price: 5€


With the aim of extracting the best flavor of the products, each dish is a discovery and the meal a trip of textures and spectacular experiences with fumes, powders and the like, orchestrated by a great kitchen artist.
Address: Altis Belém Hotel & Spa, Bom Sucesso, Lisbon
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 7.30-23.00
Price: More than 50€


Nune's Real Seafood Restaurant

The prawn from the Algarve cooked in sea water is one of the most requested seafood on the tables of this house, but the menu is more than fresh seafood and snacks. Good meats are there, like the aged entrecôte or the wagyu picanha.
Address: Rua Bartolomeu Dias 112, Lisbon
Opening Hours: Tue-Sun 12.00-00.00
Transportation: BUS 729. Tram 15
Price: Up to 40€

Este Oeste

The renovation of the CCB’s cafeteria was good news. It came with a stylish decor, with pizzas in a wood oven, sushi and other Asian dishes. Original and very good.
Address: Centro Cultural de Belém, Praça do Império, Lisbon
Opening Hours: Tue-Thu 10.00-23.00, Fri-Sat 10.00-00.00, Sun 10.00-23.00
Transportation: Bus 727, 732, 751. Tram 15


Espaço Espelho d’Agua

On the seafront, Water Mirror Space is a restaurant with a privileged view of the Tagus, where the flavors of the West and East merge. In addition to the restaurant there is a cafeteria where you can dine faster. These spaces are joined by a small shop with pieces by Brazilian artists and an art gallery of musical performances.
Address: Espelho d’Água Building, Avenida Brasilia, Lisbon
Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs and Sun 11 am-00pm, Fri-Sat 11.00-01.00

Vela Latina

It has two new terraces, modernized decoration and a new restaurant in place of the old bar. it continue to cook iconic dishes such as hake fillets with risotto of artichokes, livers of poultry in apple pie or coriander rice and lobster or new entree on the menu, dishes to share.
Address: Doca de Bom Sucesso, Lisboa
Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs 12.30-15.30 / 19.30-00.00, Fri-Sat 12.30-15.30 / 19.30-02.00, Sun 12.30-17.00
Price: Up to 40€



It has a kitchen influenced by the Japanese immigrant community in Peru and serves ceviches, tiraditos, causitas and other a la carte hot dishes.
Address: Bom Sucesso Dock, Lisbon
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 12.00-15.00 / 19.00-23.00.
Transportation: BUS 729 15E


Inside, the pasta and risottos are strong dishes, but you should take a look at options of Portuguese inspiration, such as brás, cheeks or crusted lamb ribs.
Address: Brasília Avenue, Champalimaud Foundation – Center for the Unknown, Ala B, Lisbon
Opening Hours: Mon 12.00-16.30, Tue-Sun 12.30-15.30 / 16.30-18.30 / 19.30-23.00
Transport: Tram15


Top Belém

With a menu dedicated to Portuguese food and some cocktails created intentional for this space. The result is the most formal space of all TOPO brand and the first that does not focus on the bar but on the table.
Address: Centro Cultural de B elém, Praça do Império, Lisbon
Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs 12.00-00.00, Fri-Sat 12.00-02.00

SUD Lisbon Terrace

Sud Lisbon Terrazza, with pool and pool bar at night, on the first floor, is a restaurant with two different spaces, terrace and kiosk on the ground floor.
Address: Pavilhão Poente, Avenida Brasilia, Lisbon
Opening Hours : Every day 08.00-02.00
Price : 40-50€


Tasca do Gordo

The first room is just the entrance to a tasco full of potentialities, with the top exponent on the back terrace, entitled to a few trees and space for kids’ races.
Address : Rua Cordoeiros a Pedrouços 33, Lisbon
Opening Hours : Mon-Sat 12.00-15.00, Fri-Sat 20.00-00.00