the AH-DT venue:
welcome to CCB
Centro Cultural de Belém

CCB – Centro Cultural de Belém

Arts and Humanities in Digital Transition 2023 takes place in CCB, a cultural centre of excellence located in the heart of Belém, with a contemporary art collection and a rich arts agenda. Belém is an historical neighbourhood of Lisbon known for its monuments, and breath-taking views along the banks of the Tagus River.

As the largest building with cultural facilities in Portugal, CCB has hosted some of the most prestigious international events, conferences, speakers and performing arts. CCB is a public institution co-funded by a Foundation whose aim is to promote the dissemination of culture and the arts.

The cultural centre opened in January 1992, in an extraordinary location overlooking the Tagus River and just a few steps from the splendid Jerónimos Monastery, the Belém Tower and the most famous pastries in town, pastéis de Belém.

The Arts and Humanities in Digital in Transition conference has free admission to all Plenary and Thematic Sessions (Panels).

The entrance to the Thematic Sessions (Panels) is subject to the limit of available places, with priority to registered participants.

Free entrance to all Plenary Sessions and Panels.

CCB has won the International Stone Architecture Award at Verona Fair. 


Belém lies in the western area of Lisbon and is one of the city’s main districts, with easy access by car, taxi/uber or public transportation (train, bus or tram). 

Lisbon airport is only 15 km away from CCB.
  • By public transportation
  • Bus: 28 / 714 / 727 / 729 / 751 (operator – Carris) Tram: 15 (operator – Carris) Train: Belém Station in the Line Cais do Sodré/Cascais (operator – CP)
  • By car or taxi/uber
  • ADDRESS: Praça do Império, 1449-003 Lisboa – Portugal
  • Parking
  • CCB has two paid car parks in its facilities (Floor 0).


We suggest a few hotels near CCB, from different ranges. Have in mind these are just suggestions, as we don’t have special affiliations or commissions with these accommodations.

Additionally, you may find other hostels and accommodations in Belém or surrounding areas through dedicated online platforms, such as Booking or Airbnb.

Belém district lies 10-15 minutes away from Lisbon centre (by car or public transportation). If you prefer to stay in a more central area (like downtown Baixa and Cais do Sodré, or Marquês de Pombal), you will find a large offer of hotels, hostels, and rentals at your disposal.

Easy access to CCB will facilitate the journey to the AH-DT 2023 wherever you choose to stay.