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Certosa di Pavia

Certosa di Pavia, Italy
+39 0382 925613
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A wonder in the country

I studied at labia and of course, I visited the Cartesian of labia. A wonder in the country that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gladiator428
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
via mobile
actually an amazing place, but very rude personal

The Certosa is breath taking, as many others described before. The tower and the outside is being... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Matthias W
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Geneva, Switzerland
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  • Excellent69%
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  • Average4%
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“train station” (7 reviews)
“guided tour” (6 reviews)
“minute walk” (3 reviews)
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Certosa di Pavia, Italy
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+39 0382 925613
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"train station"
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"guided tour"
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"minute walk"
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"beautiful church"
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"main facade"
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"milan"
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"monk"
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"complex"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I studied at labia and of course, I visited the Cartesian of labia. A wonder in the country that evokes ancient echoes and the energy is still present. Paris is an elegant medieval city with pictoresque small side street and an important university. Site of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Certosa is breath taking, as many others described before. The tower and the outside is being renovated at the moment, so you cannot go around the church right now. The main facade is free of scaffolding, so nothing to worry about. Inside the church...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

I could complain about the freezing temperature inside the Certosa, or about the terrible lighting inside, or that it is so badly organised...but the Certosa is so wonderful, so beautiful that one can forget about all that. The refinement of the decorations, the sheer amount...More

1  Thank sosthen
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Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Very nice place. Also good for an afternoon trip out of milan. The church has also a guide which brings the groups arround every 30 minutes. Its a pitty than only in itlaian languages... Anyhow you can see how the pristers lived some hundered years...More

1  Thank Steven M
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Worth visiting! Very nice monestery Close to Pavia. Beautiful Church and nice surroundings. We were there in november and it was empty.

1  Thank patweis
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

In a remote area of Pavia sits this most extraordinary remnant of the Sforza/Visconti dynasties. Unlike most monasteries of the Carthusians, the elegance, size and decoration of this building seems so out of place....but it was primarily intended as a monument to the ruling family...More

1  Thank Rcdown78
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

We visited after such positive reviews and weren't disappointed. Drove from Monza and it was relatively easy to find and parking easy (4 Euro). Didn't have to pay to go in and there seemed to be no tours but we were happy with that ....More

1  Thank JanC377
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Certosa di Pavia is architectural gem. Best way to get there is a car. Inside is a tomb of Visconti and Sforza families. Beautiful work of art.

1  Thank Mark D
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Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

This is a most wonderful monastery - Lombard architecture at its best. The facade is beautifully decorated and very ornate. The interior is gothic with beautiful works of art. This is a site you should not miss if you are in Milano or Pavia and...More

1  Thank Yona S
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

Either a short train ride or bus ride from the center of Pavia , La Certosa is a beautiful complex containing the tombs of Il Moro and Beatrice d'Este along with other members of the Visconti/Sforza family. In the church a guided tour is led...More

2  Thank Tracy E
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petertomkins45
October 14, 2017|
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Response from JanC377 | Reviewed this property |
We drove from Monza . It's a bit way out so a car is useful . I'm sorry I don't know about public transport but the local train service in Italy is easy, cheap and efficient . If you check the website it tells you opening... More
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Arlene L
August 30, 2016|
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Response from Giulicri | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday the museum is closed, open only on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. In September the church and tour of the monastery are open: 9.00-11.30 am 2.30- 5.30 pm For information go on internet and check... More
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