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My 13 year old son found this to be the highlight of our travels. We went to many castles and medieval sites, including tomar, evora and estremoz. We both loved all of them, but this museum brought context to life in those days, and had...More
This is a great stop before you go to the monastery. There is a small museum, a fascinating video of the battle, the battlefield itself and a great view of the monastery. It is a great way to understand the reason the monastery was built....More
We visited on Thursday around 11:15 AM, just before a school group arrived. Because of the school group, they showed the 30 minute video. We both found it interesting even though we knew nothing about the founding of Portugal. Since it was lunch time when...More
If you are a history buff and have read about the creation of the Portuguese nation this is a must. You can walk the battlefield and there is an excellent film, with English VO, and accompanied by visuals of the battle as it transpired. There...More
I really liked learning more about or history, the Aljubarrota Battle was really important to our countries independence. It has lot of information and items from the 1300s. The guide oa great and will teach you a lot.
This museum/permanent exhibition explains the victory of the Portuguese army and its English allies over the Castilian army and its French allies on August 14, 1385.
The Portuguese/English army counted only about 6500 soldiers whilst their opponents were more than 31000.
The Centro de Interpretacao...More
I don't understand why it took me so long to visit this place. 2 major atractions: the walk trough the battle field explained by a guide or an audioguide and a 15 minutes virtual show that explains very well the battle. You have a restaurant...More
Although I'm portuguese and the battle of Aljubarrota is an important moment of our history and is discussed at school, it was my first time here. The place and the explanations of the guides are very interesting for adults and children. It's a place mandatory...More