The Portuguese Colonial Empire

The Portuguese Colonial Empire

On this tour we will spend the entire day in one of the most historical districts of Lisbon: Belém!

We start the day with an exterior visit to the Monument to the Discoveries and to the Belém Tower to understand the motives for the creation of the Portuguese Colonial Empire

Next we visit the Maritime Museum to learn more about the impact of the 15th century Portuguese discoveries in the fields of geography, astronomy, gastronomy, botany and zoology.

 Lunch will be in a restaurant in Belém.

Finally, after lunch, we visit another great museum: the Orient Museum where we get to know more about the trade and cultural relations between Portugal and Japan, China, Malaysia, Korea, Timor and other Asian countries!

Duration: 6 to 8 hours

Price per group: on request

Transportation, pick-up and drop-off at the Hotel: included

Entrance fees in the Maritime and Orient Museums: included

Lunch: not included