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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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+351 244 765 497
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

The Batalha Monastery is a great monument with a lot of historical and architectural value. Outside you have a lot of space and as a kid I used to spend Saturday/Sunday afternoons there rollerskating and playing with my friends. As an adult I learned that...More

Thank DavidBGualdino
Reviewed 6 November 2017

If you're into old places this is a stunner! The general bit is pretty amazing, but the bit they 'didn't bother to finish' (actually, they couldn't afford to) is incredible.

Thank PhilBath
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Around 3hpm on a sunny day in the cathedral you can see the sun rays through the Cathedral reflecting on the columns inside and its a unique sight... Must visit if you are around xx

Thank Alain A
Reviewed 1 November 2017

It is rather easy to forget the time at Batalha Monastery. The whole history around it is very interesting making it a place not to be missed (make sure reading the history around it). The Gothic building took about 130 years to build and new...More

1  Thank vagabond8486
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Just go to Batalha and let the place show you itself how amazing it is. No review could do it justice. Among the many wonders of the place, my tip: take the time to "absorb" the Unfinished Chapels, let their beauty and the melancholy of...More

1  Thank Fluffy184
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Went to Batalha when visiting family in Portugal. The monastery is stunning. Difficult to describe how wonderful it is. The simple coloured glass in the windows cast coloured lights across the floor and it was just beautiful. Interesting place to visit. Main church is free...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 21 October 2017

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 16 October 2017

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 11 October 2017

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

1  Thank olliedawg
Reviewed 10 October 2017

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
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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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