VIDEO – Portugal – Mosteiro de Alcobaça

Last updated Nov 9, 2019 | Published on Jul 5, 2013Portugal, Southern Europe, Videos

“The Monastery of Alcobaça” is no. 505 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The church and monastery were among the first Gothic buildings in Portugal. The impression of monumentality is strong inside the church as well as outside. The church of Alcobaça has for 800 years been the largest in Portugal.

Audio: “Laetetur cor” by Nova Schola Gregoriana, Alberto Turco. Album: Adorate Deum – Gregorian Chant for the Proper of the Mass.

Read about the visit and the WHC Site.

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