Jeronimos Monastery

 One of the most beautiful historical and symbolic addresses in the list of places to visit in Lisbon is the Jeronimos Monastery in the Belem region. Its architecture and ambiance is a reason to be fascinated in itself. In its architectural details, the Portuguese Manueline decorations, the splendor of the Late Gothic and Renaissance periods are immediately noticeable. The monastery, which was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1983, has a European and world-wide importance. Jeronimos Monastery, which is among the monumental structures of the world, has been seen as a National Monument since 1907. Although its construction started in the 16th century, the monastery was completed and opened for use 100 years later. It is said that 70 kg of gold was used in its construction. The construction of the monastery was financed with revenues from the spice trade and is among the most important structures for Portugal. In the monastery, which takes its name from a religious community