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Official Unesco Page
Batalha Monastery (Direcção Geral dos Edifícios e Monumentos Nacionais)

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1983
Size of heritage: 0.98 ha
- Buffer zone: 86 ha

Longitude: -7,173°
Latitude: 39,658°


The Monastery of the Dominicans of Batalha was built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese over the Castilians at the battle of Aljubarrota in 1385. It was to be the Portuguese monarchy's main building project for the next two centuries. Here a highly original, national Gothic style evolved, profoundly influenced by Manueline art, as demonstrated by its masterpiece, the Royal Cloister.

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Baldio Grande Hotel Rural

Distance: 1,8 mi
Ctra. Carbajo-Santiago de Alcántara
10511 Carbajo

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