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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 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere was so amazing. I enjoy everything minute there. From outside you can see wonderful baroque fasade And inside it is even better. You will enjoy IT even it is rainy day.

Thank Lenka T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the grounds of the Batalha Monastery was fought a battle between Spain and Portugal. The grounds mimic that of previous victories of Spain. In the end Portugal defeated Spain at their own game.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not ornate in the nave but high and elegant, so conveying a great sense of peace, tranquillity and awe. The tombs of a number of Portuguese kings are here. The unfinished chapels are not to be missed both for themselves and for the ornate decor,...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A place of residence for many of Portugal's deceased royal family, so a place where you find a lot of Portugal's history. It was a very interesting visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see. I can't believe the beauty and the size is outstanding. It took them a long time to build but when you see the detail and enormity of the structure, you can understand why. REALLY BEAUTIFUL

Thank lluly0101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by since we were in the area and wanted to check it out. It was raining on the gloomy day we were there. Didn't go inside but got lots of impressive shots while strolling around a bit. It reminds a bit of the Seville...More

Thank Erin_leigh79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are several UNESCO World Heritage sites, in relatively close proximity, in the Estremadura region of Portugal (just north of Lisbon). And, while they are all worthwhile, if I had to prioritize, I would rank the Batalha Monastery as my favorite. First, the town makes...More

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Monastery at Batalha is a great and beautiful diversion from the hustle and bustle of Fatima and more beautiful. If you have time, pay to go through the Monastery but it is even beautiful from the outside.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’d never heard of this monastery and was overwhelmed by the size at first sight. I wished we had taken the guided tour so I knew what I was seeing but there are signs to help guide you. Visiting the room with the fallen unknown...More

Thank Lori_Riggins
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Of all the churches I visited in Portugal, this monastery left me in awe. It is a grand piece of architecture. There are so many details to absorb and appreciate. There are great photo opportunities at every turn. Do pay the entrance fee to see...More

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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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