Visit to the Monastery of Batalha with Professor Vitor Manuel Adrião – 19 January 2020


Starting Oeiras and Lisbon: 19 January 2020 (Sunday)

Come along to a philosophical tour, historical, symbolic and religious to the Monastery of Batalha (Heritage) with Professor Vitor Manuel Adrião, taking advantage also to meet the Porto de Mos Castle

  • Program:07:30h – Output Oeiras (in front of Holmes Place, near the entrance of the Poets Park )
    08:00h – From Lisbon – Sete Rios (at the entrance of the Zoo)

    Monastery of Batalha – Guided trip with historic character, philosophical and symbolic, carried out by Dr Vitor Manuel Adrião and Carlos Castilla

    Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross – Matrix Battle – Manueline portal analysis Diogo Boitaca

    Port of grinding wheels – Guided tour to the Castle

    LUNCH (included in the price) the Pescatore Restaurant - Sea Sierra - by chef Nuno Ribeiro: Covered, Soup, Sea Rice (Stuffed Fish and Seafood), Fried Pork with Gambas; Beverage House; Rhapsody Desserts; Café.

    -Adult: 45,00€
    -child up 11 years: 20€

    Mobile: 964414597 / 965556160
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    – Circuit tourist bus according to the itinerary;
    – Visit accompanied by cultural guides;
    – Personal accident insurance for travel;
    – Lunch restaurant in Porto de Mos;
    – Entries referred us no program monuments.

    Guided tour of the Monastery of Our Lady of Victory in Battle.

  • The Batalha Monastery is one of the most beautiful European monuments in styles Flaming Gothic and Manueline. We will review the most salient aspects of one of the most beautiful works of Portuguese and European architecture.
    This exceptional architectural ensemble resulted from the fulfillment of a promise made by King D. João I, in gratitude for the victory in Aljubarrota, battle fought on 14 August 1385, who assured him the throne and secured the independence of Portugal.
    The works lasted for more than 150 years, through various stages of construction. All this time justifies the existence of Gothic and Manueline solutions and a brief renaissance appointment (the magnificent Renaissance window of the Imperfect Chapels). Resulting in a large monastery complex currently features a church, two cloisters with attached dependencies and two Real Pantheons, the Founder's Chapel and the Unfinished Chapels. All sites visited by us will be conducted by Professor Vitor Manuel Adrião.
    National Monument, part of the World Heritage Site List defined by UNESCO, since 1983.Visita guided Manueline portal of the main church of Battle, signed by Diogo Boitaca. It will be a time when we can talk about this important manufactory architect and the art and symbolism behind this our artistic style.

    Visit to Porto de Mos Castle- Work of unique features, the Porto de Mos Castle, accumulated over the centuries military influences, Gothic and Renaissance structure based on a pentagonal.
    The role of the Porto de Mos Castle was important during the period of the Christian conquest. In 1148, D. Afonso Henriques, aided D. Fuas Roupinho, legendary knight, maybe a knight of the Order of the Templars, first admiral of the Portuguese squad, whose deeds go involved in legend ends up taking the village and beat the Saracen troops.
    In this context, the castle is later delivered to D. Fuas Roupinho, who would become the first mayor of the village of Porto de Mos.
    D. Dinis offers Porto de Mos his wife, queen D. Isabel.
    In 1385, the castle of Porto de Mos back to play a decisive role in what would become a milestone in the history of Portugal, the Battle of Aljubarrota, to accommodate the troops of D. John I and D. Nuno Alvares Pereira in previous nights the battle, during which they were planned the war strategies that would give the definitive independence to the country.
    The Porto de Mos Castle is ranked, from 1910, National Monument.

    Remarkable Portugal (RNAAT 2160/2018)

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