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Torre de Belem

This is the first in a series of posts regarding our recent long weekend in Lisbon. I’ve started with these four images of the Torre de Belem, because this magnificent tower built-in the early 16th Century to defend the mouth of the river Tagus, has become an iconic symbol of Lisbon and the often used poster child of the Lisbon Tourist Industry:

Torre de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe

Torre de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe

Torre de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe

Torre de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe

© Mark Simms Photography (2018)

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