King Joao I founded this Dominican monastery after winning a major battle. The splendid edifice was constructed over two centuries in the Gothic and Manueline styles.

Facts & Stats on Batalha Monastery

Go Historic ID
318441
Names
Batalha Monastery
Santa Maria da Vittoria na Batalha
Dates
Founded 1385
Tags
World Heritage Site#264; since 1983

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Praça Mouzinho de Albuquerque
Batalha, Portugal
2440
Contact
24/476-54-97

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Batalha Monastery - Batalha, Portugal