The location of Belém, perched on the water’s edge, has earned this neighborhood its notability. The area is popular and voguish. Many thousands swarm this Lisbon neighborhood throughout the year. Tourists take photos of the beautiful Mosteiro dos Jerónimos or admire the displays at the National Coach Museum.
Despite the neighborhood being a tourist hotspot, Belém administers charm in high doses, if you know where to look. The area is dense with green areas and parks. It's also relatively popular with expats. You could build a pleasant life in Belém, provided that you can afford the district's higher property prices. Note: this neighborhood does not have access to the metro.
🏠 Property prices: Slightly higher than average
📸 Tourist density: High
🌳 Green areas and parks: Plenty of
💻 Coworking density: Very low
🌍 Nomad/expat popularity: Quite popular
📍 Distance from the city centre: Remote
🚌 Public transportation: OK-ish
🚇 Access to metro: No
🇦🇺 South Bank of Brisbane
🇬🇧 St Johns Wood in London (reference to Restelo area)
🇲🇽 Lomas de Chapultepec of Mexico City (reference to Restelo area)
🇺🇸 Upper West Side of NYC
🇬🇧 Westminster of London
🌳 Green areas and parks: Plenty of Jardim Vasco da Gama, Jardim Central Tejo - MAAT, Jardim Pulido Garcia, Parque Recreativo dos Moinhos de Santana, Jardim Afonso de Albuquerque, Jardim Ducla Soares, Jardim do Japão, Jardins do Palácio Nacional de Belém, Jardim da Torre de Belém, Jardim Botânico Tropical, Jardim da Praça do Império, Jardim Fernanda Castro, Jardim do Museu de Etnologia
🏥 Hospitals: Hospital São Francisco Xavier (public)
🏊 Swimming pools: Piscina Municipal do Restelo
🖥️ Coworking spaces: 1 Cowork Torre Belém
👀 Viewpoints: Miradouro da Torre de Belém, Miradouro do Padrão dos Descobrimentos
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🚇 Metro: No metro station
🚂 Train stations (intercity): Belém (direction Cascais)
🚌 Bus station (intercity): No bus station
🏖️ Direct bus/train to the beach: Yes, direction Cascais (train from Belém)
🚲 Bike lanes density: Medium
⛴️ Ferry: from Belém to Porto Brandão and Trafaria
💸 Average price: 5215 €/m2
📊 Comparison with the last year: -1 %
⚖️ Average price in Lisbon: 4595 €/m2