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Great history. Great architecture. Lucky weather for us. Entrance reasonable. About 1.5 hours for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cflaherty
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Hamilton, Canada
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So beautiful and so sad - a genuine saudade in stone ...

This unfinished chapel is probably the most beautiful part of the Batalha Monastery. It is actually... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2019
Seeking_True_Quality
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Europe
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great history. Great architecture. Lucky weather for us. Entrance reasonable. About 1.5 hours for the entire monastery.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cflaherty
Reviewed March 12, 2019

This unfinished chapel is probably the most beautiful part of the Batalha Monastery. It is actually an extension of the cathedral and it is accessible only from outside. Only the portico, connected to the apse of the cathedral, has a roof. The portal and part...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

To be honest, when I read about the unfinished chapels, I was not too sure what to expect. I asked myself if something unfinished was worth the time. I went with my curiosity and, boy, was I so happy that I did take the time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

This is perhaps the best part of the monastery so make sure not to miss it. The lacy details crafted in stone are beautiful and quite impressive. The openings to the sky only add to the ambience.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

To my own shame, I was not aware about this amazing chapel! This is not stone work, this is lace! Amazing lace showing you a glimpse of the sky! Wow!

Date of experience: May 2018
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