Batalha Monastery

Local nameMosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitória
LocationBatalha, Portugal

The Monastery of Batalha, literally the Monastery of the Battle, is a Dominican convent in the municipality of Batalha, in the district of Leiria, in the Centro Region of Portugal. Originally, and officially, known as the Monastery of Saint Mary of the Victory, it was erected in commemoration of the 1385 Battle of Aljubarrota and would serve as the burial church of the 15th-century Aviz dynasty of Portuguese royalty. It is one of the best and original examples of Late Gothic architecture in Portugal, intermingled with the Manueline style.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batalha_Monastery

Address Batalha 2440, Portugal

Coordinates 39°39'33.076" N -8°49'32.78" E

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