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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

We visited many monasteries and churches while in Portugal, and all of them were quite lovely and interesting, each in its own way; however Batalha is the most grand of all. The architecture itself is quite amazing as is the size of the structure....especially the...More

Thank BKandCB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do take care and amire also outer space of Monastery, not only inside of it and tit's "show" of stainded-glasses. Modern presentation of whole history in old reflectory is quite impressive. After investigate all the places of monastery walk around the whole complex and you...More

Thank Borut B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Forget every other thing you can do in central Portugal, and get your *** to Batalha. It is, top to bottom, still as awe-inspiring and beautiful and serene as it was 40+ years ago when I first visited during my year living in Lisbon. Although...More

Thank olliedawg
Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as I arrived there during my road trip around Portugal, I was immediately awed by this monastery. It is gigantic, beautiful, and magnificent! This monastery is almost 700 years old and is definitely worth any visit to Portugal. Just to be there and...More

Thank Sabrina W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bought a combination ticket to three separate World Heritage sites located within 30 minutes of each other, including Alcobaca, Tomar and Batalha. As seniors, our total was 15 euros for the two of us, a fantastic bargain for these notable sites. Each has its...More

Thank pasweet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is worth going to if are nearby or have not see a Portuguese monastery. It is in reasonably good shape, but lots of damage from long ago (not from neglect) on several major pieces. The main church is free - there is an extra...More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you think the highest space the most staggering colour the helpful beyond helpfull staff and wonder added to that ...you are half way there.

Thank Dddandelion
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must in Portugal. A magnificent, grand church and beautiful, calm cloisters. I would definitely return to see the cloisters.

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hate to be a spoil sport but I was expecting more. Perhaps I have become jaded after seeing cathedrals and monasteries in the UK, France, Spain, and Italy. I guess we have to accept the fact that Portugal just couldn't compete with its neighbors...More

Thank Ray V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one hell of a monastery. Imposing from the road as you approach. Impressive to walk round. Great inside.

Thank Mr_Morcilla
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Margaret V
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Response from ConduitConsulting | Reviewed this property |
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