Pplatform of upper terrace/bulwark

Francisco Arruda16th century

Tower of Belém

Tower of Belém
Lisbon, Portugal

The bulwark terrace features six bartizans or projected turrets, these have lookout windows and ribbed cupolas at the vertices of the bulwark's polygonal form. In the terrace's centre, a parapet surrounds the open space of the patio on the lower level.


  • Title: Pplatform of upper terrace/bulwark
  • Creator: Francisco Arruda
  • Date Created: 16th century
  • Location Created: Torre de Belém
  • Rights: DGPC/ADF - Luis Pavão
  • Medium: Limestone

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