Capelas Imperfeitas - Batalha Monastery

Capelas Imperfeitas - Batalha Monastery

The Capelas Imperfeitas (Unfinsihed Chapels) which are attached to the Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitória in Batalha. However, they cannot be accessed form the main monastery.

The chapel was built as a mausoleum in the 15th century and were a farily plain affair. During the reign of Manuel they were decorated with unrivaled enthusiasm and seemingly unlimited funds


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A small town amidst the hills of the Leiria area, Batalha only became a place of any significance upon the building of its magnificent monastery, now honoured with...