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Batalha Monastery

Largo Infante Dom Henrique 2440, Batalha 2440-484, Portugal
+351 244 765 497
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Located in the Gothic masterpiece of Santa Maria da Vitória Monastery, a special visit should be made to this chapel with its magnificent stained-glass windows, cloisters, Unfinished Chapel and the tombs of several Portuguese notables.
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Largo Infante Dom Henrique 2440, Batalha 2440-484, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This town is absolutely beautiful so clean and the people are the most friendlys ever. My kids loved running around the monastery and the gigantic horse. Well visit next year again.

Thank Sonia M
Reviewed 6 days ago

King João I promised to build a monastery if he won a battle over the Castilians - he won the battle of Aljubarrota in 1385 and the Batalha Monastery is the fulfillment of his promise. Built in the Late Gothic/Manueline style, the Dominican monastery is...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this monastery on our way to Fatima. There were not many tourists. Tickets to the cloisters can be bought inside the cathedral Ask for family discounts. The cloisters are well wort a visit. The monastery is surrounded by restaurants and souvenir shops. Do...More

Thank biancoydiaman
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a massive, stunning building with incredible carving and the attention to detail is extraordinary.

Thank AMCaerdydd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monastery is breathtaking, is at the center of the battle and shows the entrance of the city. This is quite a spectacular place to visit.

Thank jonhsand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not expect the beauty of this place. The chapel where the old kings are burried is sooo spectacular. The sun was shining so bright when we visited, and all the colours this made in this chapel. So special. Definately a must-do !

Thank Christophe W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must see if you're in Portugal - the architecture of the monastery is breathtaking and the city is lovely and warm

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This church is a marvel of beauty and grandeur. It's well worth the trip, especially if you do it as part of a day tour that also goes to Fatima, Narrete, and Obidos. I went on a small group trip that I hired through Trip...More

1  Thank TravelingKate12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is quite a spectacular place to visit. The monastery started being built in 1386, one year after the Portuguese defeated Castille (most powerful kingdom in the iberian peninsula, that will later become Spain) against overwhelming odds in the battle of Aljubarrota (Batalha means literally...More

1  Thank zepedro99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The monastery of Batalha, or The Monastery of Saint Mary of the Victory, as it was originally known was built in commemoration of the Battle of Aljubarrota in 1385.

Thank 454lindylou
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Margaret V
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We paid for places we visited as we visited. Am unfamiliar with the three location ticket/pass. Several guide books recommend seeing Batatlha and Alcobaça on the same day. The architecture at Batatlha is fascinating ... we... More
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