Jerónimos Monastery

building in Santa Maria de Belém, Lisbon District, Portugal

The Jerónimos Monastery (Portuguese: Mosteiro dos Jerónimos) is a Monastery that is located in Lisbon, Portugal. It is registered as a World Cultural Heritage Site.

Jerónimos Monastery
Mosteiro dos Jerónimos
Jerónimos April 2009-4.jpg
The main visitors' entrance and wings
housing the Maritime Museum and the National Archaeology Museum
Jerónimos Monastery is located in Portugal
Jerónimos Monastery
Location of the Jeronimos within the municipality of Lisbon
General information
Architectural styleManueline
LocationSanta Maria de Belém
Town or cityLisbon
Coordinates38°41′52″N 9°12′22″W / 38.69778°N 9.20611°W / 38.69778; -9.20611Coordinates: 38°41′52″N 9°12′22″W / 38.69778°N 9.20611°W / 38.69778; -9.20611
OwnerPortuguese Republic
Technical details
MaterialLioz stone
Design and construction
ArchitectDiogo de Boitaca
Official nameMonastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém
LocationEurope and North America
Criteriaiii, vi
Inscription1983 (7th Session)
View from the top of Padrão dos Descobrimentos