Nossa Senhora da Conceição Chapel, Alcobaça
The actual building of Nossa Senhora da Conceição Chapel, Alcobaça its from 1648, but it is not the very first version.
It is known the existence of Santa Maria a Velha Church in the same location since 1152, which makes that first version older then the Monastery of Alcobaça.
Besides its historical location, history tells that this place was the first where the Monks of Cister have been in the village.
If you visit Alcobaça the highlight is the Monastery, but the Nossa Senhora da Conceição Chapel plays also a important role in the local heritage and history.
Don’t miss it by any chance!