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.
About Batalha Monastery
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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
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
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.
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 !
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
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
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.