Coming up from the city, visitors enter Leiria Castle through the Albacara Gateway. Inside this defensive bastion, there are various historical points of interest that have been well preserved. They include the Church of Nossa Senhora da Pena, the former Royal Palaces and the Keep in addition to…
Definitely on the top 5 of the most beautiful castels in Portugal, with a great view to the old and historic city center.
Historical castle from the beggining of Portugal, with more than 800 years, was very important to defend the Portuguese people from the muslin attacks in the century XII.
This beautiful and imposing medieval castle, where he contrasts the beauty of the built environment and the natural landscape, is one of the "ex-libris" of the city.
“ Great selection of stores, they also have a movie theater and a great food court.”
“Tiny, lovely little town with a beach, along other great places just nearby like Pedra do Ouro or Pedrógão.”
“Monastery of Batalha - UNESCO World Heritage Centre. The Monastery of the Dominicans of Batalha was built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese over the Castilians at the battle of Aljubarrota in 1385. It was to be the Portuguese monarchy's main building project for the next two centuries. Here a highly original, national Gothic style evolved, profoundly influenced by Manueline art, as demonstrated by its masterpiece, the Royal Cloister.”
Point of Interest
“The biggest room in Leiria where you can see the great and mainstream exibitions like concerts and theater.”