Standing at the entrance to Lisbon harbour, the Monastery of the Hieronymites – construction of which began in 1502 – exemplifies Portuguese art at its best. The nearby Tower of Belém, built to commemorate Vasco da Gama's expedition, is a reminder of the great maritime discoveries that laid the foundations of the modern world.
|Torre de Belém, Portugal - Joana|
|Portugal - Monastery of Jeronimus, Lisboa - José|
|Torre de Belem|