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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
+351 244 765 497
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Reviewed 2 days 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
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to see the monastery as a part of our one day tour from Lisbon. The monastery is eaqully beautiful as those most known in Lisbon but it is located in a small town in very peacful area. We really enjoyed the tranquility of...More

Thank Bruno_Croatia
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitória was built to commemorate the Battle of Aljubarrota won by John I, King of Portugal. The monastery construction started in 1385 and continued until mid-16th century. As a result, the immortal masterpiece was created which is considered to...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impressive monastery with a rich history. The church visit is free. Spend at least an hour here if you want to explore the adjacent museum (extra cost) also. Can be done as a tour from Lisbon - I did it as part of the four...More

Thank Mon_Petit14
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went last time in 1989 with my late father and took some snaps there with him and my wife and 4 years old daughter. Visited again after near 40 years, just 2 weeks back with my 87 years uncle and my wife. Recapitulation of...More

Thank senguptad2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having travelled o many many places - through France, Spain and Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria, and India, China, Thailand, Bali, the monastery at Batalha is arguably the most excitingly beautiful in the world. Even though one realises it was restored in the early 20th Century,...More

Thank Bonesetter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best place in town. If you are going to Coimbra or stay some place around, you must visit the Mosteiro. The hole place is incredible, and the history is fascinating.

Thank Cláudio Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Batalha Monastery is gorgeous! The architecture is a gothic stile, enourmous and beautiful, located in Batalha City. It is easy to go there, it's near Fátima. It's worthy to visit and do not take so much time, you'll spend around 3 or 4 hours...More

Thank Fabiane D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Batalha's unfinished chapels (or in English, the Imperfect Chapels), commissioned in 1437 and still standing strong, are totally dazzling. The cloister gardens are a real delight as well. What surprised me was the sheer size of the monastery, built all those centuries ago. Set a...More

1  Thank Tanja S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Batalha cathedral is a masterpiece of Portuguese architecture and one of the most famous sites in the country. A good idea is to buy the heritage ticket that also includes the great church of Alcobaca and the castle and convent of Tomar.

Thank Epices6
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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