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Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha de Aljubarrota

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The film in portuguese is about the battle, is pretty good to understand what happened and how the... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2018
Lisbon, Portugal
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Worth the visit!

My 13 year old son found this to be the highlight of our travels. We went to many castles and... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Mercer Island, Washington
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Avenida Dom Nuno Alvares Pereira No 120 | São Jorge, Batalha 2440-197, Portugal
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Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

The film in portuguese is about the battle, is pretty good to understand what happened and how the portuguese get succeed. The saint George chapel is in the same site, in your way to the chapel take a look in some of the white instruments...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

My 13 year old son found this to be the highlight of our travels. We went to many castles and medieval sites, including tomar, evora and estremoz. We both loved all of them, but this museum brought context to life in those days, and had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great stop before you go to the monastery. There is a small museum, a fascinating video of the battle, the battlefield itself and a great view of the monastery. It is a great way to understand the reason the monastery was built....More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank SACALosAngeles
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We visited on Thursday around 11:15 AM, just before a school group arrived. Because of the school group, they showed the 30 minute video. We both found it interesting even though we knew nothing about the founding of Portugal. Since it was lunch time when...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Fred T
Reviewed 2 April 2017

If you are a history buff and have read about the creation of the Portuguese nation this is a must. You can walk the battlefield and there is an excellent film, with English VO, and accompanied by visuals of the battle as it transpired. There...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff. Nice video with historic explanation. There's also a souvenirs shop, were several things (eg: children costumes) can be bought.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank PedroSerpa2014
Reviewed 12 January 2017

this is the historic museum of the battle of Aljubarrota, has so much significant information, great for a history buff

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I really liked learning more about or history, the Aljubarrota Battle was really important to our countries independence. It has lot of information and items from the 1300s. The guide oa great and will teach you a lot.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank loismen
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This museum/permanent exhibition explains the victory of the Portuguese army and its English allies over the Castilian army and its French allies on August 14, 1385. The Portuguese/English army counted only about 6500 soldiers whilst their opponents were more than 31000. The Centro de Interpretacao...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Carlos_R_888
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I don't understand why it took me so long to visit this place. 2 major atractions: the walk trough the battle field explained by a guide or an audioguide and a 15 minutes virtual show that explains very well the battle. You have a restaurant...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank pmp007
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