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My travel in Europe:
Lisbon in Portugal


Five days by walk, bus and tram in Lisbon, 2018


Day III, Lisbon and Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico de Lisboa, Praca do Cornercio:

Google Map over our walk and tram trip today:


Martim Moniz metro:

Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

The first thing to do this morning was to take a walk to the metro station Martim Moniz. We bought three new 24 hours bus & tram tickets.


Arco da Rua Augusta:

Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

From metro station down to Arco da Rua Augusta.


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

It's not the first time we passing by this arch, it's very impressive to look at. It was built after the earthquake 1755.

More to read about Arco da Rua Augusta at Wikipedia:


Comercio Plaza:

Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

From this square Comercio Plaza most busses and trams stop. From here we took the tram no 25E to Belem, about a 20 minutes travel along the coast.


Torre de Belem:

Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

At the Belem tram station we got off, a short walk down to the harbor where the Belem tower is placed. We have to walk along the bridge above the road to reach the tower.


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

We went here about ten a clock, that's when most museums open. Just 30 minutes later it was very crowded of people here.

More to read about Torre de Belem at Wikipedia:


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

Make your own juice with pedal power.


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

Along the harbor where we walk we found a coffee shop. We took a rest and had beautiful view over the Atlantic ocean.


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Ponte 25 de Abril:

Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

The huge suspension bridge Ponte 25 de Abril.

More to read about 25 de Abril Bridge at Wikipedia:


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018


Padrao dos Descobrimentos:

Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

The monument Padao dos Descobrimentos over the discoveries.

More to read about Padrao dos Descobrimentos at Wikipedia:


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

The pattern almost get us sea sick !


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

A sea bus.


Mosterio dos Jeronimos:

Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

Earlier in the morning when we pass by this building with the tram there were a lot of young people outside and waiting.


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

More to read about Jeronimos Monastery at Wikipedia:


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

The planetarium, we just took a look inside the entrance. They had a Hubble movie that looked interesting.

More to read about Planetaroium Lisbon at Wikipedia (in Portuguese):


Museu de Marinha:

Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

In the marine museum we found a lot of exiting boat models. It's an old dream for me to build a model boat of a old ship like this.


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

This is the interior from an old luxury yacht.


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

At the Tower de Belem we also find a monument over this aero plane. Here is the real one.

More to read about Museu de Marinha at Wikipedia:


Observatorio Astronomico de Lisboa:

Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

The next thing we want to visit this time was the old observatory up the hill.


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

This was the closest we got to the observatory, the park around it was closed.

Here you can find more information about the observatory at my observatory site:


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

From here we also get a view over the bridge Ponte 25 de Abril.


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

Left to the bridge support is the tower Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei.

More to read about Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei at Wikipedia:


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

After we finished the visit up here we took bus no 760 back to Lisbon center. From here we could see how they have squeezed the bridge between the houses. The lower part of the bridge as the train which are a later complement into the bridge.


Comercio Plaza:

Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

We jump of the bus at the square Comercio Plaza. Here we hope to find a restaurant with tasty food.


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

But before the dinner a walk around the square.


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

More to read about Praca do Comercio at Wikipedia:


Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018


Back to our room:

Five days at Lisbon in Portugal, Torre de Belem, Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Museum de Marinha, Observatorio Astronomico, Praca do Cornercio, 2018

At last we took the tram no 28E back to our stay and room. We had a lot of talks about this day how wonderful it had been to visit all those places.

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Day IV: Tram elevator, Aqueaduct Livres, Aquarium, Going home

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