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Monastery of Alcobaca (The National Monuments of Portugal)

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Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12012364M
ISBN 101857593103
ISBN 109781857593105

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Alcobaça (Portuguese pronunciation: [alkuˈβasɐ] ()) is a city and a municipality in Oeste Subregion, region Centro in Portugal, formerly included in the Estremadura city grew along the valleys of the rivers Alcoa and Baça, from which it derives its name. The municipality population in , in an area of km². The city proper has a population of 15, 5. Hostel Rossio Alcobaca. If you want to save some money, Hostel Rossio Alcobaca may be perfect for you. It offers several types of accommodation: double rooms with private bathroom, family suites and dormitories for four or five guests, as well as pleasant common areas and a marvellous terrace overlooking the Monastery of Alcobaça.   Monastery of Alcobaca: Perfect place for who like religion, love or horror stories - See 2, traveler reviews, 3, candid photos, and great deals for Alcobaca, Portugal, at TripadvisorK TripAdvisor reviews. The Monastery of Alcobaça was built in the 12th century by monks of the Cistercian Order, and it is one of the first monasteries in the country. In , King Afonso Henriques bestowed the lands of Alcobaça to this religious Order for their participation in the conquest of Santarem and Lisbon, where they began construction of the monastic.

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