Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

Top 1% of attractions in Lisbon
9 / 10

8 expert reviews

“This masterpiece of Manueline art is of dazzling sculptural richness, measures 55m across, and is laid out over two levels.”

– Michelin Guide

"This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a supreme example of the Manueline style of building (named after King Dom Manuel I), which represented a marked departure from earlier Gothic architecture" Full review
Don't miss the Gothic- and Renaissance-style double cloister, also designed to stunning effect by Castilho.
"In an expansive mood, Manuel I, the Fortunate, ordered this monastery built to commemorate Vasco da Gama's voyage to India and to give thanks to the Virgin Mary for its success." Full review
Michelin Guide
3 Stars
"This magnificent 16C Hieronymite monastery was built in 1502 and is a glorious result of the great discoveries of the period." Full review
Let's Go
"The church contains tombs (both symbolic and actual) of Portuguese kings and bishops." Full review
The Telegraph
"The main attraction is the delicate Gothic chapel that opens up on to a grand monastery, in which some of Portugal's greatest historical figures are entombed." Full review
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