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Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha de Aljubarrota

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Address: Avenida Dom Nuno Alvares Pereira No 120 | São Jorge, Batalha 2440-197, Portugal
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+351 244 480 060
10:00 - 17:30
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:30

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Great 30 minute video about what lead up to the battle and the battle itself.

We visited on Thursday around 11:15 AM, just before a school group arrived. Because of the school group, they showed the 30 minute video. We both found it interesting even... read more

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Reno, Nevada
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited on Thursday around 11:15 AM, just before a school group arrived. Because of the school group, they showed the 30 minute video. We both found it interesting even though we knew nothing about the founding of Portugal. Since it was lunch time when it finished, we did not walk the battle field.

Thank fuzzyfred
Cahors, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are a history buff and have read about the creation of the Portuguese nation this is a must. You can walk the battlefield and there is an excellent film, with English VO, and accompanied by visuals of the battle as it transpired. There is a simple cafeteria, inexpensive and friendly. Ask at the tourist office in Batalha for... More 

Thank LotoiseCaliforniene
Funchal, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff. Nice video with historic explanation. There's also a souvenirs shop, were several things (eg: children costumes) can be bought.

Thank PedroSerpa2014
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

this is the historic museum of the battle of Aljubarrota, has so much significant information, great for a history buff

Thank polinav
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I really liked learning more about or history, the Aljubarrota Battle was really important to our countries independence. It has lot of information and items from the 1300s. The guide oa great and will teach you a lot.

Thank Luís F
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This museum/permanent exhibition explains the victory of the Portuguese army and its English allies over the Castilian army and its French allies on August 14, 1385. The Portuguese/English army counted only about 6500 soldiers whilst their opponents were more than 31000. The Centro de Interpretacao da Batalha de Aljubarrota explains why and how this battle took place. To celebrate his... More 

Thank Carlos_R_888
Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

I don't understand why it took me so long to visit this place. 2 major atractions: the walk trough the battle field explained by a guide or an audioguide and a 15 minutes virtual show that explains very well the battle. You have a restaurant and a picnic area there.

Thank Pedro P
Lisboa, Portugal
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Although I'm portuguese and the battle of Aljubarrota is an important moment of our history and is discussed at school, it was my first time here. The place and the explanations of the guides are very interesting for adults and children. It's a place mandatory for the portuguese and for all that want to understand why we are so diferent,... More 

Thank RMota75
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

I was very sceptical when the tour bus pulled in and thought that a "mock up" film would be boring. How wrong I was. The story of the deeds of Nuno Alvarez Pereira was very well done, the museum had some interesting human remains, weapons and the battle tactics were clearly explained. Also on the site is the small thanksgiving... More 

Thank 88Stef
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

For a fan of the military achievements it is a great place to study tactics, immerse himself in the time of the battle, think about Perreira brothers fighting on the opposite side in the conflict and watch informational short movie.

Thank rdrozd7

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