Belém Tower

Belém Tower, officially the Tower of Saint Vincent is a 16th-century fortification located in that served as a point of embarkation and disembarkation for Portuguese explorers and as a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon.
Photo: Rodrigo.Argenton, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The is located slightly to the west of the Belém Tower in in the municipality of , in Portugal. is situated 210 metres northwest of Belém Tower. Photo: Carlos Luis M C da Cruz, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
Padrão dos Descobrimentos is a monument on the northern bank of the Tagus River estuary, in the civil parish of Santa Maria de Belém, . is situated 1 km east of Belém Tower. Photo: Jean-Christophe BENOIST, CC BY 4.0.

is situated 210 metres northwest of Belém Tower. Photo: Matthew Robey, CC BY 2.0.

The is a museum of modern and contemporary art in Belém, a district of , . is situated 730 metres northeast of Belém Tower.

Localities in the Area

Photo: Alvesgaspar, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a freguesia and district of , the capital of . Photo: Alvesgaspar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a locality in the freguesia of Caparica e Trafaria, Almada Municipality, Portugal. Photo: Adriao, CC BY 3.0.

Belém Tower

38.6916° or 38° 41' 29.8" north
-9.2159° or 9° 12' 57.3" west
Open Location Code
16 metres (52 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 24341353
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Kulla Belém
  • Albanian: Kulla Shën Vincent
  • Albanian: Kulla e Belemit
  • Albanian: Kulla e Shën Vincentit
  • Arabic: برج بيليم
  • Armenian: Տորրի դի Բելեն
  • Asturian; Bable: Torre de Belém
  • Azerbaijani: Belem qalası
  • Basque: Belém dorrea
  • Basque: Belémgo dorrea
  • Basque: San Bizenteren dorrea
  • Basque: Torre de Belém
  • Belarusian: Вежа Белен
  • Bulgarian: Белемска кула
  • Bulgarian: Белен
  • Burmese: ဘယ်လိမ် မျှော်စင်
  • Catalan: Belém
  • Catalan: Torre de Belém
  • Catalan: torre de Belém
  • Chinese: 貝倫塔
  • Chinese: 贝伦塔
  • Croatian: Toranj Belém
  • Croatian: Torre de Belém
  • Czech: Belémská věž
  • Danish: Belem-tårnet
  • Danish: Belemtårnet
  • Danish: Belém-tårnet
  • Danish: Belémtårnet
  • Danish: Torre de Belém
  • Dutch: Toren van Belem
  • Dutch: Toren van Belém
  • Dutch: Torre de Belem
  • Dutch: Torre de Belém
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: برج بيليم
  • English: Belem Tower
  • English: Tower of Belém
  • Esperanto: Turo de Belem
  • Esperanto: Turo de Belém
  • Estonian: Belemi torn
  • Estonian: Belémi torn
  • Finnish: Belemin torni
  • Finnish: Belémin torni
  • Finnish: Torre de Belém
  • French: Torre de Belém
  • French: Tour de Belem
  • French: Tour de Belém
  • French: tour de Belém
  • Gallegan: Torre de Belém
  • Gallegan: Torre de Belén
  • Georgian: ბელენის ციხესიმაგრე
  • German: Torre de Belem
  • German: Torre de Belém
  • German: Turm von Belem
  • German: Turm von Belém
  • Greek: Πύργος της Μπελέμ
  • Greek: πύργος της Μπελέμ
  • Hebrew: מגדל בלם
  • Hebrew: מגדל בלן
  • Hindi: बेलेम मीनार
  • Hungarian: Belém-torony
  • Icelandic: Betlehemsturninn
  • Icelandic: Betlehemturninn
  • Indonesian: Menara Belém
  • Italian: Torre de Belém
  • Italian: Torre di Belem
  • Italian: Torre di Belèm
  • Italian: Torre di Belém
  • Japanese: ベレンの塔
  • Kazakh: Белен мұнарасы
  • Korean: 벨렝탑
  • Letzeburgesch: Torre de Belém
  • Letzeburgesch: Tuerm vu Belém
  • Lithuanian: Belemo bokštas
  • Lithuanian: Beleno bokštas
  • Macedonian: Белемска кула
  • Malay (generic): Menara Belém
  • Malayalam: ബെലെം ടവർ
  • Norwegian: Belemtårnet
  • Norwegian: Belémtårnet
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Belemtårnet
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Torre de Belém
  • Persian: برج بلم
  • Polish: Torre de Belem
  • Polish: Torre de Belém
  • Portuguese: Baluarte de São Vicente a par de Belém
  • Portuguese: Baluarte do Restelo
  • Portuguese: Torre de Belem
  • Portuguese: Torre de Belém
  • Portuguese: Torre de são vicente a par de belém
  • Portuguese: Torre de são vicente de belém
  • Romanian: Turnul din Belem
  • Russian: Башня Белем
  • Russian: Башня Белен
  • Russian: Белемская башня
  • Russian: Беленская башня
  • Russian: Торре де Белем
  • Russian: Торри-ди-Белен
  • Serbian: Кула Белем
  • Serbo-Croatian: Torre de Belém
  • Spanish: Torre de Belem
  • Spanish: Torre de Belen
  • Spanish: Torre de Belém
  • Spanish: Torre de Belén
  • Swedish: Belemtornet
  • Swedish: Belémtornet
  • Tagalog: Belem Tower
  • Tagalog: Tore ng Belem
  • Thai: หอคอยบึไล
  • Turkish: Belem Kulesi
  • Turkish: Belém Kulesi
  • Turkish: Torre de Belem
  • Turkish: Torre de Belém
  • Ukrainian: Башта Белен
  • Ukrainian: Беленська башта
  • Vietnamese: Tháp Belém
  • Torre de São Vicente de Belém

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