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La Certosa di San Giacomo

Via Certosa, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
+39 081 837 6218
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Worth the short walk from Capri town

A peaceful gem of a place. Loved walking around and thoroughly enjoyed the Diefenbach art... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2015
Linda H
Yeovil, United Kingdom

Don't go there - this is my secret - my perfect secret of concerts and photography exhibits - a... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2015
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This charterhouse or Carthusian Monastery was established in 1371 and built by Giacomo Arcuccio, great chamberlain of the Angevine court.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“old buildings” (2 reviews)
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Via Certosa, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
+39 081 837 6218
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

A peaceful gem of a place. Loved walking around and thoroughly enjoyed the Diefenbach art exhibition. Worth the small entrance fee

1  Thank Linda H
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Don't go there - this is my secret - my perfect secret of concerts and photography exhibits - a secret treat

Thank rmg68
Reviewed 6 August 2015

I find the Certosa a mystic place and a nice shelter away from the crows of Capri. During my visits to Capri, I always come here to chill out. The building from the XIV century is beautiful and it is now a museum, offering a...More

Thank Lupetta888
Reviewed 29 July 2015

It took me a minute to figure out how to get to the beautiful building I was seeing from above and that it wasn't a hotel, but I loved walking through the museum and gardens, if only for the architecture not to mention the art.

Thank Wanderer2342
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We could see this Monastery from our hotel. We went down to investigate one day. It is cheap to get in (4euro each) and it is well worth a visit. It has lovely gardens around the back which has amazing views, it had an art...More

Thank marionbarry08
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Follow the pathways for breathtaking views of the cliffs, sparkling water and I Faraglioni. For travelers seeking the beauty of Capri away from the crowds, this is Paradise!

Thank 278vjp
Reviewed 10 June 2015

This is an art gallery, a monastery, a performance hall, a cloister and a museum. All of it simple and quiet and completely lovely. Nothing spectacular; yet we would not want to have missed it.

1  Thank phototheworld
Reviewed 27 October 2014

A quiet ex monastery which was having an art exhibition when I visited. It is in a fairly original repair with some beautiful frescoes and a charming church. A quiet and interesting place.

Thank drgrun
Reviewed 11 October 2014

If you like modern art you will love this place and give it 5 stars. Art apart the ex monastery is interesting, not stunning. The entrance to the garden is hard to find (not marked), but has a lovely view. But if it's just the...More

3  Thank Ter35
Reviewed 8 September 2014

We were impressed by the proportions and peaceful grace of this place - somewhere to relax and contemplate.

Thank JonathanSymonds
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