Batalha
Construction began in 1388

Built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese (João I) over the
Castilians in the Battle of Aljubarrota in 1385, the Monastery of the Dominicans of
Batalha remained for two more centuries the main workshop of the Portuguese monarchy in
which an original, national Gothic style was formed, profoundly influenced by
Manueline art, as the masterpiece, the Royal Cloister, demonstrates.
Located 100 km's north of Lisboa

 

The Oustide Façade

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Inside with
Tomb of the Unknown
Soldier and other stone
details, as well as
stained glass

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The "Unfinished Chapels"
and the tomb of King
Duarte

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