CCB Cultural Center of Belem, Lisbon, Portugal
With more than 140,000 square meters, CCB Cultural Center of Belem is Portugal’s biggest establishment with cultural facilities. It lies in the district of Belem, Lisbon, Portugal, and provides striking venues with the mission to promote culture in various forms, from music and dance to literature and architecture, and more. Built from 1989 to 1992, the facility was originally created to host the 1992 Portugal’s Presidency of the European Union, but it was since then used for a variety of events, such as performance arts, exhibitions, and conferences. Cafes, shops, and meeting halls also stand on the premises of CCB.
CCB Cultural Center of Belem composes of three centers: Conference Centre, Exhibition Centre, and Performing Arts Centre, which are used for different purposes. Besides the exceptional venues, the facility’s proximity to several hotels makes it ideal for all kinds of events. Altis Belém Hotel & Spa and Palácio Do Governador are two of the top-rated properties nearby as they offer many amenities, such as complimentary Wi-Fi, a bar, swimming pools, spa and wellness center, free parking, and others. Hotel Jerónimos 8 is another excellent hotel close to CCB and it can arrange car rentals for guests. While in Lisbon, it’s the perfect time to visit the city’s top attractions, like the Alenquer Castle in Alenquer, which is a medieval structure constructed in 1160 and the Carris Museum in Alcantara that tells about Lisbon’s history of public transit. Vasco da Gama Shopping Centre is also a must-see spot, especially for shopping and dining.