The Monastery of Santa Maria d’Alcobaça, north of Lisbon, was founded in the 12th century by King Alfonso I. Its size, the purity of its architectural style, the beauty of the materials and the care with which it was built make this a masterpiece of Cistercian Gothic art.
|Fort of São João Baptista (Berlengas)||2019||48.3km||site_ao|
|Conimbriga Ruins and Museum||2013||73.6km||site_ao|
|Tomb of Inês de Castro||2013||0.3km||site_ao|
|The Medieval Castle Built for the Pope’s Secretive Knights Templar||2017||48km||site_ao|
|Why Bats Patrol This Portuguese Library at Night||2018||74.5km||site_ao|
|Europe’s Largest Collection of Matchbox Designs||2017||48.6km||site_ao|
|Royal Building of Mafra – Palace, Basilica, Convent, Cerco Garden and Hunting Park (Tapada)||2019||74.5km||site_whs|
|Monastery of Batalha||1983||17.6km||site_whs|
|Convent of Christ in Tomar||1983||48.3km||site_whs|
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