One of the most popular sights in Lisbon, Jerónimos Monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site together with Belem Tower. It is the old Order of Saint Jerome monastery that was finished in the 17th century and was established as a monument commemorating Vasco de Gama’s return from India. The cathedral is home to the famous explorer’s grave as well as that of the poet and author Lus de Cames from Portugal.
The Portuguese poet Lus de Cames’grave is also located inside the cathedral. His grave is placed so that it faces his wife’s, allowing them to be together when they are raised.