Alcobaca is one of Portugal's most interesting cities, and Monastery of Alcobaca is what makes Alcobaca so special. When you first enter the Monastery of Alcobaca, you're transported to the medieval era. This masterpiece of Cistercian Gothic art has the purity of its architectural design and detailed beauty, thus UNESCO classified it as a World Heritage Site. But beyond its gorgeous, gothic look, the very fine monument has all history, charm, drama and a sad love story that everyone is so fascinated with. While you were spellbound by the magnificent site, let our local photographer take all the pictures of you for you to cherish.