Founded by the 1 Portuguese king in 1153, the Cistercian Alcobaça Monastery was one of the richest and most prestigious monasteries in medieval Europe. Its church was the first building in Portugal to adopt the Gothic style and was (and still is!) the largest church in the country.
Fatima, Portugal. I never believed I would actually stand on the very ground where Francisco, Lucia, and Jacinta saw the visions of our Blessed Mother. It was another awesome experience in my life next to St. Peter's Basilica