Place:Santa Maria de Belém, Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

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NameSanta Maria de Belém
TypeFreguesia
Coordinates38.692937°N 9.215684°W
Located inLisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
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Santa Maria de Belém, or just Belém, whose name is derived from the Portuguese word for Bethlehem, is a civil parish of the municipality of Lisbon, in central Portugal. At the mouth of the Tagus River it is located six kilometres west of the city centre and two kilometres west of Ponte 25 de Abril (25th of April Bridge).

Belém's Jerónimos Monastery and the Tower of Belém are attractions in the parish, which is also home to the Portuguese pastry pastéis de Belém.

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