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Tropical Agricultural Garden
This charming and didactic garden has over 400 tropical species. It was created in 1906.
Tropical Gardens
It contains a rich collection of dried plants, seeds, tools and wood.
Tropical Gardens
Tropical Gardens
Hieronymite Monastery: monastic cloisters are among the finest in Portugal

It is also known as "Jardim do Ultramar," and has rare tropical and subtropical trees and plants (many of them endangered species) from all over the world, such as dragon trees from the Canary and Madeira Islands and monkey puzzle trees from South America. Most of them are labeled, so a visit here can also be a learning experience. The garden is a great attraction for leading international scientists and botanists. It really is worth visiting.

open hours:
Summer: from 10h00 to 19h00 (no Monday); Winter: from 10h00 to 18h00 (no Monday)
up to 15: 0€; from 15: 2€
address: Calçada do Galvão
phone: +351 213 620 210
Train: Belém (Cais do Sodré - Cascais)
Tram: 15
Bus: 727, 728, 749, 751
Nearby locations
This pastelaria located in Belem is the most famous bakery in Portugal and dates back to 1837. Inside number 84 of the Rua de Belém, in a factory founded in 1837, you can see azulejo panels from the XVIIIth century, almost as famous as the sweet pastries sold there.
Beautiful, culturally resplendent and immensely significant in Portuguese history, Belém is one of the jewels in Lisbon’s crown. In terms of places to visit and sights to see, this elegant area of the city probably holds the record.
In 1907 it was declared a National Monument and in 1984 it was classified “Cultural Heritage of all Humanity”. UNESCO says: "Standing at the entrance to Lisbon harbour, the Monastery of the Hieronymites - construction of which began in 1502 - exemplifies Portuguese art at its best."
This amazing museum, housed in the Royal Riding Arena of Belém Palace, has one of the world’s best collections of royal, aristocratic and ecclesiastical coaches from the 17th to 19th centuries.The National Coach Museum is located nearby the Tagus River in the pleasant neighbourhood of Belém, precisely in the Praça Afonso de Albuquerque, in the western part of Lisbon. A former Riding Arena belonging to the Palace of Belém, this building was transformed into a museum in 1904 and enlarged with a new side hall in 1940.
The Maritime Museum is a museum located in the west wing of the Hieronymite Monastery. You can see here: different kinds of boats, royal barges, charts, maritime instruments and historical seaplane.
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