Monastero di Batalha - Duomo - Portugal

Monastero di Batalha - Duomo - Portugal
Monastero di Batalha - Duomo - Portugal
The Monastero di Batalha - Duomo stands in the center of the small city of Batalha, Portugal. It is the third largest Gothic monument in Portugal. The monastery is home to an impressive main chapel with a dome, a set of cloisters, and several tombs of royalty from the 14th and 15th centuries. Batalha Duomo is also a World Heritage Site, making it a must-see when visiting Portugal. The 14th century Claustro Real and the 15th century Chapels of St. John plus the Capelas Imperfeitas are among the highlights of the monument. The interior of the monastery is filled with artistic marvels, such as the imposing chancel and the tombs of the founder of the kingdom and his successors. Visiting the monastery is free of charge and the exterior is open to visitors 24/7. Inside, visits are allowed from 9:00-18:00. This site is a must for anyone interested in Portuguese culture, history, and architecture.