Belém is a picturesque region located west of Lisbon, which is the site of many of the most notable and important tourist attractions of the capital. Belém is located on the northern banks of the Tagus River and from the ancient marinas of Belem, embarked ships that sailed all over the world and most of the "voyages of discovery" of the fourteenth century shipped here. Historically, the region of Belém was the place where the elite of Lisbon resided, with the goal of escaping poverty and depravity from the center of the city. This combination of history, scenery and varied tourist attractions make Belém one of the most pleasant areas of Lisbon to visit. This guide will provide an overview of Belém and will detail the main tourist attractions in the region.