Jeronimos Monastery | Lisbon, Portugal

Jerónimos Monastery and The Garden in Lisbon; Portugal

Golden hour is one of our favourite times to visit the Jeronimos Monastery. The tourist buses disappear briefly, and the soft evening light frames the Manueline style of the building. Plus the gardens become a calm wonderland.

A safe trip to Jeronimos Monastery

The Jeronimos Monastery was built at the end of the 15th Century by order of King Manuel I. The story explains that the Portuguese King wanted the Monastery to be built in the place where Vasco da Gama spent his last night. Before settling for the first journey to India.

For example, If you come closer to the façade or visit the Jeronimos Monastery. You will likely notice many ornaments depicting maritime symbols e.g. ropes and anchors. There are small signs showing the close bond of the cloister discovery dates and the period after the monks were praying.

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