Visit the Medieval Historical Center or Center of Interpretation for Battle of Aljubarotta, that offers an exciting experience for visitors of all ages! Only 1 km south of the Monastery of Batalha, it is an opportunity not to be missed!
The Battle of Aljubarotta was a major medieval battle in 1385, within the context of the One Hundred Years War, fought between two sovereigns, recently elected King of Portugal & the King of Castile.
The Center offers to its visitors a description of a medieval battle, using the most advance multimedia equipment available in Europe. This Center also provides a very instructive description of this historical period, not only in relation to Portugal, but also in relation to the main themes that characterized Europe, in the XIV and XV centuries. This is why the Center of Interpretation, together with the battlefield that surrounds it, is a point of interest for all with an interest in history.
Make your visit to CIBA an experience you would like to repeat. The Education Department has activities for all ages: visits to the battlefield, workshops, outdoor activities and much more! With so much to see and do, everyone will be entertained for hours, having fun and learning about Aljubarotta.
The Center can be seen in approximately 45 minutes.
approx. 45 min.
10:00 am to 6:00 pm Tuesday through Sunday
Please Note: Time shown on the availability calendar is for booking purposes only. You are free to visit anytime during operating hours.
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The Center is composed of three sections. The first section is dedicated to the description of Europe, during the XIV and XV centuries, as well as the battlefield of Aljubarotta. The second section, describes the battle of Aljubarotta and its historical context. The third section presents the archeological findings in this field, to the analysis of the bones of several warriors that died in this Battle, and the medieval texts that describe the Battle of Aljubarotta.
This Center of Interpretation is equipped with simultaneous translations to English, German, French, Spanish and Italian. Apart from its exposition areas, this Center also has a shop dedicated to this historical period, as well as a cafeteria, able to serve different types of meals. On the outside, in the battlefield, it also possible to rent a guide from the Center, or an audio guide, in order to learn more about this Battle.
Tours & Activities
Medieval Machines Activity Park
The Center is in the village of São Jorge, Portugal:
The Center closed January 1, December 24 & 25.
Rates Do Not Include Hotel Pick-ups. Rates are per person in US Dollars Please order online or href=tel:1-800-719-8194>call to order or for more information.
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