Alcobaça Monastery

Alcobaça is a city in Oeste Subregion, formerly included in the Estremadura Province. The city grew along the valleys of the rivers Alcoa and Baça, from which it derives its name.
The Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Alcobaça is a Medieval Roman Catholic Monastery founded by the first Portuguese King, Afonso Henriques, in 1153. The monastery maintained a close association with the Kings of Portugal throughout its history.

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