Santa Cruz Church - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
The Santa Cruz Church has started its construction in 1514, on the initiative of King D. Manuel I, at the request of the inhabitants the Batalha village and its conclusion in 1532, date inscribed on the portal page. In 1858 there was an earthquake that made the wooden ceiling collapse, having been restored in 1908. The architectural style predominant is the Manueline although they are noted, also the Baroque and Revivalist styles.
Santa Cruz Church - FURTHER INFORMATION
Santa Cruz Church - Batalha visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Santa Cruz Church' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Estremadura.
Posto de Turismo da Batalha
Pç. Mouzinho de Albuquerque | 2440-121 Batalha
Tel.: +351 244 765 180
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Flight: Lisbon International Airport (LIS).
Road: MAIN ACCESSES:
IC2 (Supplementary Itinerary - Old National Road 1);
A8 (motorway) - Output in Leiria;
A1 (motorway) - Output at Fatima;
EN 356, connecting the cities of Batalha and Fatima;
Former EN 362, linking the towns of Batalha and Porto de Mos.
Lisbon> 122 km (1h20)
Port> 199 km (2h00)
Leiria> 12 km (10m)
Fatima> 19 km (20m)
Nazare> 29 km (40m)
Alcobaça> 21 km (30m)
Bus Station - Largo August 14, 1385 | Village of Batalha