Facts and Data

Official Unesco Page
Direcção Geral dos Edifícios e Monumentos Nacionais

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1989
Size of heritage:

Longitude: -7,023°
Latitude: 39,550°


The Monastery of Santa Maria d'Alcobaça, north of Lisbon, was founded in the 12th century by King Alfonso I. Its size, the purity of its architectural style, the beauty of the materials and the care with which it was built make this a masterpiece of Cistercian Gothic art.

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