Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, known as Jerónimos Monastery in English, is one of Lisbon's must see sights, and the monastery is one of main reasons many tourists and religious people flock to the city. Situated in the district of Belem, a little outside of the city center, the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, one of Portugal's oldest and most important buildings, is a magnificent place of worship that in itself is a work of art. Its amplitude alone will leave you speechless, and the architecture is really out of this world. Belem is a delightful, quiet district with lots to see, and there are plenty of affordable holiday rentals near Mosteiro dos Jerónimos for those planning a getaway in Lisbon. Staying in the district of Belem gives you the chance to get a real feel of the city and away from the touristic center. Here there are plenty of local restaurants at reasonable prices, and local shops that are frequented by local people, not just tourists. The best thing and staying in holiday accommodation instead of a hotel, apart from saving money, is that you have total freedom during your trip, and absolute privacy. You have your own kitchen, fully equipped with everything you need to prepare food and make lunches and breakfasts on a budget, a fridge, freezer and even coffee making facilities. Choosing accommodation near Mosteiro dos Jerónimos means you have some of the best sights in Lisbon on your very doorstep. When you want to head to the center, you can do so by foot or by tram, which takes no more than half an hour. After a long tiring day of sightseeing, you can retreat to your private living room and relax with your partner or family, and enjoy this rare free time together. Apartments have free wifi, TV and other facilities, check the details on each page for more information. The best thing about renting privately is that as well as living amongst Portuguese people and getting a real taste of the Portuguese life, you get direct access to the best local knowledge from the owner of the apartment who will be able to give you all the advice and tips you need regarding the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos area and Belem district. Ask for tips on restaurants, bars and things to see that might not be in your local guidebook.