||Keyword(s): Belém Belem|
|The Belem Tower
Some aspects, impressions and a symbolic interpretation of the Belem Tower
|The story of Belem
|Torre de Belém
King João II was the first to outline a defence plan for Lisbon. His three-pronged plan required three fortresses, one at Cascais, a second at St. Sebastião da Caparica and the third, which was completed by King Manuel I after João's death.