Jeronimos Monastery Tickets

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Jerónimos Monastery Tickets

from €21
€19.95

5% off

Flexible Duration
Audio Guide
  • Explore one of Lisbon’s top 3 attractions: the Monastery of Jerónimos, a historic church built to commemorate Vasco Da Gama's voyage to India.
  • This gorgeous national monument attracts large crowds that flood ticket lines; booking your tickets online ensures a time-efficient visit.
  • Find cloisters with intricate sculptural details, vaulted ceilings, unique maritime motifs, and beautiful courtyards and gardens at this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • This Monastery is known to house the tomb of Vasco da Gama, and other famous Portuguese figures like King Sebastião, poet Luís de Camões and others.
  • Upgrade to a Lisbon Card for free access to public transport and top attractions, including Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Tower, and more!
  • Explore one of Lisbon’s top 3 attractions: the Monastery of Jerónimos, a historic church built to commemorate Vasco Da Gama's voyage to India.
  • This gorgeous national monument attracts large crowds that flood ticket lines; booking your tickets online ensures a time-efficient visit.
  • Find cloisters with intricate sculptural details, vaulted ceilings, unique maritime motifs, and beautiful courtyards and gardens at this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • This Monastery is known to house the tomb of Vasco da Gama, and other famous Portuguese figures like King Sebastião, poet Luís de Camões and others.
  • Upgrade to a Lisbon Card for free access to public transport and top attractions, including Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Tower, and more!

Inclusions

  • Entry to Jerónimos Monastery
  • Audio guide (optional)
  • 24/48/72-hour Lisbon card (optional)
  • Free color handy guide and app (optional)
  • Interactive map (optional)

Jerónimos monastery

  • Tip: After your visit to the monastery, head next door to the Navy Planetarium or the Maritime Museum for a deeper glimpse into Lisbon's sea-faring culture.
  • Since this is a highly visited site, plan your visit with enough time on your hands as there could be a line at the entrance.
  • There is medium accessibility for guests with reduced mobility.
  • The lower level has wheelchair access though some sections are cobblestoned.
  • Please note entry to the Church is free for Portugal residents on Sundays and public holidays.
  • The Jerónimos Monastery remains closed on Monday, 1st January, Easter Sunday, 1st May, and 25th December.
  • The Monastery is closed between 9:30am and 1pm on October 24th and December 5th.
  • Strict dress code: Please note that off-shoulder tops, dresses, and knee-high shorts are not recommended.
  • Visitors are not allowed to take photographs in some parts of the monastery.
  • Keep in mind food & beverages and large bags or backpacks are not allowed on this experience.

Lisbon card

  • You can find the list of attractions covered in the Lisbon card here and instructions on how to use it here.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Jerónimos Monastery Tickets with Audio Guide

from €21
€19.95

5% off

Flexible Duration
Audio Guide
  • Dive into Portugal's rich history with a pre-booked e-ticket to Jerónimos Monastery, offering an unmissable self-guided audio tour on your smartphone.
  • Install the app (available on iOS and Android), mentioned in the e-ticket and learn about the interesting facets of the Portuguese maritime explorers.
  • Discover the beauty of the Hieronymite Order, the Confessional Doors, and the Chapter Room as you stroll through the arches.
  • Get up close to Fernando Pessoa and Vasco da Gama's tomb and admire the intricate detailing of the church inside the monastery.
  • Dive into Portugal's rich history with a pre-booked e-ticket to Jerónimos Monastery, offering an unmissable self-guided audio tour on your smartphone.
  • Install the app (available on iOS and Android), mentioned in the e-ticket and learn about the interesting facets of the Portuguese maritime explorers.
  • Discover the beauty of the Hieronymite Order, the Confessional Doors, and the Chapter Room as you stroll through the arches.
  • Get up close to Fernando Pessoa and Vasco da Gama's tomb and admire the intricate detailing of the church inside the monastery.

Inclusions

  • Adult entry ticket to Jerónimos Monastery
  • Self-guided audio tour in English, French, German, or Spanish on your smartphone (Android & iOS)
  • Activation link to access your audio tour
  • Offline content (text, audio narration, and maps) to avoid roaming charges

Exclusions

  • Live guide
  • Smartphone
  • Headphones
  • Tip: Climb up to the Discoveries Monument, situated right next to the monastery, for a panoramic view of the city.
  • Please carry your own earphones for the best audio experience.
  • The venue may not have a smartphone charging facility. Please ensure you charge your phone before your visit.
  • There is medium accessibility for guests with reduced mobility.
  • The lower level has wheelchair access though some sections are cobblestoned. With disability proof, you can avail up to 60% off on entry.
  • Visitors are not allowed to take photographs in some parts of the monastery.
  • Keep in mind food & beverages and large bags or backpacks are not allowed on this experience.
  • Strict dress code: Please note that off-shoulder tops, dresses, and knee-high shorts are not recommended.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Guided Tours
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Skip-the-Line Guided Tour of Jerónimos Monastery

from
€32
Free Cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Mobile Ticket
1 hr. 30 min.
  • Explore the Jerónimos Monastery, a decadent monument of Portuguese heritage, with an English-speaking guide and skip-the-line access.
  • Along with entry to the attraction, tour the grounds and multiple sections of this landmark that symbolizes the ‘Age of Discoveries’.
  • Walk through the 16th-century two-storied cloister, the former library, and the former monks’ refectory.
  • Admire the monastery’s intricate Manueline architecture and soak up stunning views of the River Tagus
  • Explore the Jerónimos Monastery, a decadent monument of Portuguese heritage, with an English-speaking guide and skip-the-line access.
  • Along with entry to the attraction, tour the grounds and multiple sections of this landmark that symbolizes the ‘Age of Discoveries’.
  • Walk through the 16th-century two-storied cloister, the former library, and the former monks’ refectory.
  • Admire the monastery’s intricate Manueline architecture and soak up stunning views of the River Tagus

Inclusions

  • 1.5 hr tour of the Jerónimos Monastery
  • Skip-the-line entry to Jerónimos Monastery
  • English-speaking guide
  • Tip: On the tour, be sure to explore the South Portal – the most detailed portal of the monastery.
  • While the tour is in English, the group can also request a Spanish-guided tour (subject to availability).
  • There is medium accessibility for guests with reduced mobility.
  • The lower level has wheelchair access though some sections are cobblestoned.
  • The Monastery is closed between 9:30am and 1pm on October 24th and December 5th.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Guided Tours
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Belém by the Riverside: Lisbon e-Bike Tour

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€36
Free Cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
3 hr.
  • Pedal in a single loop starting in the heart of Lisbon and ending in Belém on an electric bike—a breezy yet laidback way to soak in the scenery.
  • Benefit from the company of an expert guide who'll enlighten you about Portugal's golden era of discovery. Their insights will enrich your experience, making each stop more meaningful.
  • From the iconic Jerónimos Monastery to the majestic Belém Tower, the tour is an architectural delight, offering glimpses into Portugal's golden era.
  • Amidst exploration, enjoy a delightful pause with the famous Portuguese custard tart, a traditional delicacy included in your tour.
  • Pedal in a single loop starting in the heart of Lisbon and ending in Belém on an electric bike—a breezy yet laidback way to soak in the scenery.
  • Benefit from the company of an expert guide who'll enlighten you about Portugal's golden era of discovery. Their insights will enrich your experience, making each stop more meaningful.
  • From the iconic Jerónimos Monastery to the majestic Belém Tower, the tour is an architectural delight, offering glimpses into Portugal's golden era.
  • Amidst exploration, enjoy a delightful pause with the famous Portuguese custard tart, a traditional delicacy included in your tour.

Inclusions

  • 3-hour electric bike tour
  • Expert guide
  • Helmet and hairnet
  • Custard tart

Exclusions

  • Entry to monuments
  • Tip: Keep an eye out for the ornate statue that towers over Afonso de Albuquerque square as you cycle past this landmark sitting directly across the river.
  • Safety is a priority so this experience is restricted for guests under the height of 1.5m (4.92ft) and over the weight of 118kg (260.15lb).
  • This experience is not accessible by wheelchair. With disability proof, you can avail up to 60% off on entry.
  • Participants must be proficient bike riders.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Jeronimos Monastery | UNESCO World Heritage site

Built over a century starting in 1501, the Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon is a stunning example of Portuguese architecture. This UNESCO World Heritage site took a hundred years to complete. It represents the age of discovery, a time when most of the world was unknown. Funded by King Manuel I, it housed Hieronymite monks who prayed for sailors' safety on voyages. Decorated with maritime motifs, the monastery reflects Portugal's maritime history.

Things to know before booking your Jeronimos Monastery tickets

  • Entry to the Church is free for Portugal residents on Sundays and public holidays, but we recommend visiting through the week to avoid the huge crowds. 
  • The Jeronimos Monastery remains closed on Monday, 1st January, Easter Sunday, 1st May, and 25th December. The Monastery is closed between 9:30am and 1pm on October 24th and December 5th.
  • The Jeronimos Monastery is partially wheelchair accessible for guests with reduced mobility, as the lower level has wheelchair access but some sections are cobblestoned.
  • Wheelchairs can be rented at the entrance to the monastery.
  • Please note that you need an Android (version 5.0+) or iOS smartphone for the audio tour at the monastery. It won't work on Windows Phones, older iPhones/iPads/iPods.
  • The Jeronimos Monastery has a strict dress code, off-shoulder tops, dresses, and knee-high shorts are not recommended.

Why visit Jeronimos Monastery?

Why Visit Jeronimos Monastery
  • Icon of the Age of Discovery: The monastery has several motifs of maritime equipment that was discovered during naval expeditions.
  • Tombs of Renowned Figures:  Jeronimos Monastery has tombs of Portuguese royalty and eminent personalities like Luis de Camoes, Alexandre Herculano, Vasco Da Gama, Fernando Pessoa, and others. 
  • Beautiful Architecture: Though primarily Manueline, this monastery contains various architectural styles as it was constructed over a period of 100 years. There are traces of Mannerist, Renaissance, Spanish Renaissance ‘plateresque’ work, and even late Gothic architecture, characterized by intricate detailing, ornate motifs, and maritime themes.
  • Dynastic Symbolism: See the symbolic motifs including the armillarium, coat-of-arms, and the cross from the Order of Christ, reflecting Portugal's dominance as a major maritime force during the Age of Exploration.

Which Jeronimos Monastery ticket is best for you?

Jeronimos Monastery Entry Ticket

Self-guided tours

Duration: Flexible Duration
Suited for: History enthusiasts

Why go for it?

  • Visit Jeronimos Monastery, one of Lisbon's top attractions and a UNESCO World Heritage Site that holds significant historical importance in Portuguese culture and history.
  • The Jeronimos Monastery serves as the final resting place for other notable Portuguese figures, including King Sebastiao, poet Luís de Camões and contains the tomb of Vasco da Gama.
  • You can also learn about the Hieronymite Order, the religious order that occupied the monastery, and its significance in Portuguese history and culture.
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Jeronimos Monastery combo tour

Combo tours

Duration: Flexible Duration
Suited for: Budget travelers

Why go for it?

  • Budget travelers can access multiple top attractions in Lisbon at a discounted rate compared to buying individual tickets for each site separately.
  • By choosing this option you get to experience the city's heritage without breaking the bank.
  • You have the flexibility to choose between attractions such as Jeronimos Monastery, Belem Tower, St. George’s Castle, National Museum of Contemporary Art + National Museum of Ancient Art and Pena Palace, depending on your interests.

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Classic Lisbon Combo: St. George’s Castle + Belém Tower + Jerónimos Monastery Tickets

Plan your visit to Jeronimos Monastery

Opening Hours
Getting There
Entrances
Stay
Facilities
Dine
Visitor tips

Jeronimos Monastery
  • Church Entrance: This entrance is located on the right side of the monastery, facing Praça Afonso de Albuquerque. It is for visitors who are only interested in seeing the church. Entrance to the church is free of charge.
  • Cloister Entrance: This entrance is located on the left side of the monastery, facing Jardim da Praça do Império. It is for visitors who want to see the cloister, the church, and other parts of the monastery. There is a fee to enter the cloister and other parts of the monastery.
Facilities Available in the Jeronimos Monastery
  • Photography: You are allowed to click pictures inside the Jeronimos Monastery without flash and heavy video equipment like tripods and monopods are not allowed. 
  • Restrooms: The Jeronimos Monastery has restrooms in the Cloister area behind the cash registers. 
  • Accessibility Measures: The Church, Monastery, and the lower levels of the Cloister are wheelchair-accessible. There are also ramps and elevators available.
Jeronimos Monastery

There are several cafes near the monastery 

  • Pasteis de Belem: Known for its sweet custard tarts. These flaky tarts were first created by the monks in Jeronimos Monastery.
  • La Follia De Belém: A 3-minute walk from the Jerónimos Monastery, the La Follia de Belém restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner. The restaurant serves Italian cuisine and is vegetarian-friendly. 
  • Pão Pão Queijo Queijo: Pão Pão Queijo Queijo is a reasonably priced restaurant that is within walking distance from the Jerónimos Monastery. Their menu includes delicious pitas, baguettes, and salads.
  • Taberna Dos Ferreiras: With a great location and vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, the Taberna dos Ferreiras serves Mediterranean, European and Portuguese cuisine. Located within walking distance of the Jerónimos Monastery.
Tips to Note When Visiting Jeronimos Monastery

Beyond Jeronimos Monastery

Belem Tower
St. George's Castle
Pena Palace

Frequently asked questions about Jeronimos Monastery tickets

Do I need to book my Jeronimos Monastery tickets in advance?

 While it's not mandatory to book in advance, it's recommended, especially during peak tourist seasons, to avoid long queues at the ticket office.

Is there a time limit for visiting Jeronimos Monastery with a ticket?

There is no time limit for visiting once you have entered with your ticket. However, it's advisable to check your ticket terms and conditions for any specific restrictions. 

Can I cancel my Jeronimos Monastery tickets?

These tickets can’t be cancelled. However, they are valid for an extended period of time. Please check your ticket for further details.

Can I take photos inside Jeronimos Monastery?

Photography is allowed inside Jeronimos Monastery for personal use. However, flash photography and tripods are prohibited.

Can I bring pets with me when visiting Jeronimos Monastery?

With the exception of service animals, pets are not allowed inside Jeronimos Monastery.

Can I visit Jeronimos Monastery with children?

Yes, Jeronimos Monastery welcomes visitors of all ages, including children. However, parents or guardians are advised to supervise their children closely, especially in areas with historic artifacts or delicate decorations.

Are there any restrictions on bringing bags or luggage into Jeronimos Monastery?

 While small bags and backpacks are allowed inside Jeronimos Monastery, large bags, suitcases, or bulky items are restricted. It's recommended to travel light and only bring essentials.