Things to do in Sesimbra
One of the first and definitely grandest example of Manueline architecture to be found anywhere in Portugal; the Jerónimos Monastery in Belem is the embodiment of Portugal's exuberance during the Age
World acclaimed private modern art collection with works by Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Jeff Koons, and more.
Set in a commanding position overlooking Portugal's capital, the Castelo de São Jorge dates back to Moorish times.
The Tower in outstanding example of 16th c. Manueline architecture.
19th century neoclassical palace on the edge of Lisbon in Ajuda. The palace was built as the royal residence and has the lavish interior to prove it.
Now the official residence of the president of Portugal the palace was built in the 16th by Manuel of Portugal to overlook the nearby Jerónimos Monastery
Celebrating the achievements of explorers during the building of Portugal's empire is the Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Discoveries Monument).
The statue of Cristo Rei (Christ the King) with his arms outstretched dominates the skyline of the far bank of the river from Lisbon.
The Electricity Museum (Museu da Electricidade) is housed in the old power station on the banks of the river Tejo in Belém.
Museum housing the extensive collection of carriages belonging to the Portuguese royal family and nobility.