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Batalha Monastery

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Address: Largo Infante Dom Henrique, Batalha 2440, Portugal
Phone Number: 351244765497
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Great from outside and inside. € 6.00 covers access to everything which is worthy of the experience. Resting place of the King, his wife and all Glorious Generation. Big part of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Fossano, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a shame it was raining at the time of my visit! I could not dedicate enough time to take pictures on the outside of this marvel! It is really worth a visit! The inside is simply splendid!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great from outside and inside. € 6.00 covers access to everything which is worthy of the experience. Resting place of the King, his wife and all Glorious Generation. Big part of the history, almost like visiting Westminster Abbey.

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Opole, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is completly oryginal monastery with unparalleled architecture. It's similar to Monastery of Hieronimo (Lizbon). Very interesting is unfinisched chaple.

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Weiden, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

If you don't purchase the 6 euro ticket to see the cloisters, you are missing out!!! The cloisters, the founder's tomb, and the tomb of the Unknown Soldier (with military guards) are all amazing! You must visit this area of the church. Most people don't purchase the ticket and miss these entire sections. Additionally, make sure you go around back... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Definitely worth going. Low price of admission, especially if you combine with the other monasteries nearby in Batalha and Tomar. Perfectly kept, with some interactive bits that teach you more about the history.

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

The unfinished chapels are the most beautiful part of the Monastery but the entire monument is beautiful and certainly worthy of visiting! Don't miss it by any chance whatsoever!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

If you can, arrive in Batalha the evening before and stay at Hotel Casa Do Outeiro, preferably on the top floor. You will see the magnificient Cathedral from your balcony illuminated by the setting sun and then with lights. Go there first thing in the morning, just as the place opens. You're likely to be alone and the place is... More 

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South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This monastery was built in the 13th century and more work done in the 15th century. Due to finances the rear chapel was never completed and it will remain the same. The architecture is incredible. The area surrounding this place is so pretty. I highly recommend a visit here.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

the Monastery in Batalha is splendid. the unfinished chapel is particularly beautiful and well worth a visit

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

History and the carvings are outstanding. Love the history and the unfinished chapels are beautiful. A must to see.

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