jerónimos monastery

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  • 1. Historical background Why you should visit it Surrounding area

2. Built in 1459 as a small chapel by Henry the navigator Originally home of Hieronymite order Vasco da Gama stayed there before his discovery in theorient in 1497 Its construction started on 6th january 1501 Built to pray for the King and the sailors departingfrom the beach of Restelo 3. The manueline style of architecture The sculptures incorporating maritim elements Remainings of Vasco da Gama and Lus Vaz de Cames Historical importance! 4. ature=related 5. Monument of discoveries Belm Tower The cultural centre of Belm Popular art museum Pastel of Belm 6. Thank you for listening :)