"Alcobaça's Gem" Top 5 Page for this destination Alcobaça by acemj
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The over 900 year old Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Alcobaça was the draw. I had loosely planned out our route as my friend Andrew and I drove around central Portugal in our little Fiat Punto rental car. After stopping at the impressive Gothic cathedral in Batalha we had almost had our fill of architecture for the day, but we decided to squeeze in Alcobaça. It did not disappoint.
All of the sarcophagi in the church or beautifully carved and you'll want to spend a few minutes looking at the details... more travel advice
The monastery also includes some beautiful cloisters as well as a kitchen and refectory that aren't to be missed. You... more travel advice
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