Batalha Monastery Travel and Leisure

Batalha and the Monastery of the Battle (Moisteiro da Batalha)

Life in Batalha revolves around a single structure of epic proportions, a truly monolithic sight: the Batalha Monastery (Moisteiro da Batalha), or Monastery of the Battle. With intricate stone latticework decorating the exterior, ornately carved stone ceiling that soars overhead, and high Gothic sty Read More

About Batalha Monastery

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.

Discover and explore Batalha Monastery, a point of interest in the country of Portugal. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of Batalha Monastery helps you explore the attractions and points of interest of Batalha Monastery. It is located on the continent of Europe and its GPS coordinates address is latitude 39.6591585 and logitude 39.6591585. [Map of Batalha Monastery].

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