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Monasterio de San Juan de Duero (Arcos de San Juan de Duero)

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Never seen this before

The mixture of styles is something I have never seen before. It is an unique sight. Take a look at... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2017
msluis
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Incredible cloister

Different thtan the usual spanish old churchs. It is worth a visit and it is close to the Duero... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2017
fran07Belgium
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“lovely river”(2 reviews)
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Camino Monte de Las Animas s/n, 42005 Soria, Spain
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Reviewed October 4, 2014

We came here as part of our recent trip to Soria. It's a reasonable 20 minute walk, mostly downhill from the main part of town - which means that you have an uphill walk to look forward to on the way back. There's a pleasant...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

The mixture of styles is something I have never seen before. It is an unique sight. Take a look at all the details which are in the pillars.

Thank msluis
Reviewed August 20, 2017

Different thtan the usual spanish old churchs. It is worth a visit and it is close to the Duero river. A short drive from Soria and entrance is free.

Thank fran07Belgium
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Others have described the history etc. This a small site on the edge of a lovely river, on the edge of an industrial town which has lots of 'old' interesting buildings. I was intrigued by the capitals, all beautifully and clearly carved, telling their story....More

Thank Gulliva
Reviewed May 13, 2017

This must be the most perfect collection of Romanesque arches in Spain, possibly in the whole of Europe! As I am an arch-obsessive, it made me very very happy. There are arches outside, different shapes (some quite unusual) and also inside in the church, which...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Built in the XII c. this monastery is a great example of Romanesque architecture. There is an impressive cloister to discover - well preserved - as well as the remains of a church where columns' capitals are nicely decorated with allegorical scenes. Recommended if you're...More

Thank Emira T
Reviewed July 24, 2015

A long, hot walk across town and over the lovely river Duero is a striking sight. A group of people later known as the Knights of Malta took over a church to make it their headquarters after returning from the crusades. The wonderful cloister has...More

1  Thank JandJMelbourne
Reviewed July 5, 2015

Happen to visit cousins during the fiestas de San Juan. What a party! Music, drinks and food mixed with people from all over the world. Soria has many sites like caveman drawings, cathedral, and a monastery by the river. The river is the place to...More

Thank Michael s
Reviewed December 23, 2014

This place is easily reachable in Soria. It, too, is situated along the river. There is a parking lot that is very convenient and the entrance is a short stroll away. This is a very interesting place, but could benefit from additional information. The little...More

Thank Bea3769
Reviewed October 4, 2014

We came here as part of our recent trip to Soria. It's a reasonable 20 minute walk, mostly downhill from the main part of town - which means that you have an uphill walk to look forward to on the way back. There's a pleasant...More

1  Thank madamedefarge
Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

This place was fantastic. Food, wine, service was best we ever had. Would go again in heartbeat. Paths were greT, like going back in time 300 years!!

Thank Fred S
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