Mosteiro de Alcobaça

The Alcobaça Monastery (Portuguese: Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Alcobaça) is a Mediaeval Roman Catholic Monastery located in the town of Alcobaça, in Oeste Subregion. It was founded by the first Portuguese King, Afonso Henriques, in 1153, and maintained a close association with the Kings of Portugal throughout its history. The church and monastery were the first Gothic buildings in Portugal, and, together with the Monastery of Santa Cruz in Coimbra, it was one of the most important of the mediaeval monasteries in Portugal. Due to its artistic and historical importance, it was listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1989.

The twenty closest neighbours in the database:

Mosteiro da Batalha (18 km), Palácio Nacional de Mafra (74 km), Palácio Nacional de Sintra (91 km), Sintra Parks (91 km), Palácio Nacional da Pena (92 km), Palácio de Queluz (92 km), Lisbon (Portugal) (94 km), Palácio Nacional da Ajuda (96 km), Mosteiro dos Jerónimos (97 km), Porto (Portugal) (182 km), Guimarães (Portugal) (219 km), Braga (Portugal) (228 km), Seville (Spain) (354 km), Finisterre (Spain) (372 km), Santiago de Compostela (Spain) (373 km), Córdoba (Spain) (409 km), Cádiz (Spain) (410 km), Toledo (Spain) (425 km), El Escorial Palace (427 km), Valle de los Caídos (428 km)

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