Lisbon: Jerónimos Monastery Entrance Ticket

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Description

Unlock the secrets of the Jerónimos Monastery with this convenient admission ticket, and be mesmerized by the stunning 16th-century architecture, a testament to the Manueline style.


Secure your admission to the esteemed Jerónimos Monastery, a majestic national monument nestled in the picturesque surroundings of Lisbon and proudly recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Delve into the rich history of this iconic landmark, commissioned by King Manuel I in 1496 as a testament to the Infante's unwavering devotion to Our Lady and his steadfast faith in St. Jerome. As you step inside, be mesmerized by the stunning Manueline architecture, a unique blend of Portuguese Late Gothic styles that evoke a sense of awe. Uncover the fascinating tale of how the monastery, initially dedicated to St. Mary of Belém, was generously donated to the revered monks of the Order of St. Jerome, earning its widespread recognition as the Jerónimos Monastery. Throughout its storied past, the monastery has undergone multiple transformations, serving as a school and orphanage from 1833 until 1940, following the dissolution of the monastic order. In the 19th century, the church evolved into a poignant tribute to Portugal's national heroes and celebrated poets, including the illustrious Luís de Camões and Vasco da Gama. Join us on a captivating journey to explore this remarkable architectural marvel, which embodies not only an integral part of Portugal's cultural heritage but also its national identity.

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