Go Discover Portugal Travel Logo Go Discover Portugal Travel English site Va descobrir Portugsl

Full-service travel booking Portugal, corporate & group travel Booking & Infoline ☎ +351 918354714 ✉ info & contact

Vivien Chan – The Hague / The Netherlands
I commend Go Discover Portugal for their very personalized service. Overall experience, totally fantastic! I look forward to coming back to Portugal again and do all my bookings with Go Discover! Read more reviews >>

Exaltação de Santa Cruz Mother Church

FavoriteLoadingAdd to planner!❤ See favorites
In: | | | |

The Church of Exaltação de Santa Cruz Mother Church or the Exaltation of the Holy Cross was built in 1514 by demand of the people of the Batalha community who longed for a community church.
It was completed in 1532 in the reign of King John III (1502-1557).
The architect was Mateus Fernandes in the Manueline style of Portugal.
The Manueline style is specifically recognisable in the portal arch which is lavishly decorated with the sphere cross of the order of Christ. The order descented from the Portuguese branch of the Templar order. (see also The convent of Christ, Tomar)

The church has a longitudinal plan inside you’ll recognise various elements built over the following centuries due to restructuring and donations to the church.
the ceiling and floor where placed after the earthquake of 1858 replacing the original ceilings and floors. After the same earthquake rebuilding also resulted in the heightening of the bell tower.

See related: | | | |
☆ Customer testimonials >>> Type: Architecture - historical church
Prices from: Actividade gratuida
Need help?
Call 00351938328865 or use the form
We reply within 4 working hours, For a faster response call 00351 918354714

Book Restaurants || Accommodation |! Leisure activities in Portugal - we help you find and book the best safely at no extra cost.

read about this Point of Interest!

Exaltação de Santa Cruz Mother Church

We provide bespoke, made to measure solutions for group and corporate travel to Portugal.

Accommodation, Activities, Event venues, Team building, Catering, Restaurants and Transfers are our specialties.

Our Customers for Corporate events

Go Discover Portugal customers Go Discover Portugal customers All content, design and photo's on this site are protected by copyright © All material is our property, we do not allow and will not tolerate any duplication on the internet or on printed matter, without our written consent! Go discover Portugal 2012 - 2018