Belém Tour – Yellow Bus
The circuit Belém Tour of Yellow Bus unveils the historic district of the portuguese discoveries on a mini-bus tour complementing the Tagus Tour, another Yellow Bus Tour Service. You can use the audio guide (in Portuguese and in 11 other languages) to discover the details of all monuments that stand through this tour path. The depart is near the entire front of Jerónimos Monastery to the Navy Museum. Then, from here alongside the bank of the Tagus river you’ll find unique points of interest such as the Belém Tower, the Monument to the Discoveries and Electricity Museum.
The circuit then reverses its direction, to go head to Algés and to the Avenida das Descobertas, where it crosses a residential area full of foreign embassies. Passing the Restelo Stadium, there is the Museum of Ethnology to the right, after going through the picturesque streets of the Alto da Ajuda to get to the Ajuda Palace, a former royal residence of the 19th century that deserves a detailed visit. After that, the bus goes down the Calçada da Ajuda and turn right to allow observation of the Coach Museum and the Belém Palace (official residence of the Republic President). Finally, a passage through the Antiga Confeitaria de Belém (where you can find the typical pastéis de Belém) and finish at the starting point 45 minutes after departure.
The time of the circuit is from 9:30 to 18:30, with departures every 30 minutes. You can buy the ticket on the bus or in authorized points of sale or even online. Children between 4 and 10 years as well the Tagus Tour ticket holders pay only 5.00 euros. Tickets are valid 24h after validation. During this period, you may get off and on the bus as many times as you want on tour stops. Visit inside the monuments included on this tour!