The Jeronimos Monastery , which is made entirely out of limestone was built to thank God for the safe return of all those ... More
The Jeronimos Monastery , which is made entirely out of limestone was built to thank God for the safe return of all those Portuguese explorers who had ventured out on dangerous exploits. You can admire the hand-sculptured walls which are covered with assorted exotic images. Images of tropical plants, wild animals, and African and Asian tribes line the exterior of the monastery. Inside you will find three tombs: the tomb of Vasco da Gama, the great Portuguese explorer who discovered the maritime route to India, the next belongs to Dom Manuel, the king who was in power at the time of da Gamas journeys, and finally the tomb of Luis de Camões, the poet who accompanied da Gama on his many travels.
At the moment, they only practice Kayak Polo. Despite the low key promotion, this association's main objective is to develop
the sport and participate in the different stages of the National Championship, where they have already achieved good results. ...
Pasteis De Belem is a traditional pastry shop, one of the best in Lisbon. Since 1837.Pasteis De Belem makes its
own 'pasteis de Belem' according to an old recipe from the Monastery of Jerónimos. The 'pasteis de Belem' are ...
If want to know a little more about Lisbon, then head to the Museu da Cidade or the City museum.
It is housed in a beautiful palace and shows pieces related to the historic and architectural evolution of Lisbon. ...
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