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Monastery of Alcobaça

A unique and historic atmosfere

The Monastery of Alcobaça was one of the first Cistercian foundations in Portugal. It became the main centre of this religious order, as a result of a continuous policy of royal protection begun by King Afonso Henriques. The Monastery’s extant medieval structures are unique in the world. Besides, its later additions, dating from the 16th through to the 18th centuries, bear an important testimony to the evolution of Portuguese architecture.

With a capacity up to 800 people, the Monastery of Alcobaça is the ideal venue for the organization of various events.

  • "A beautiful monastery with an incredible architecture and well preserved."