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Reial Monestir De Santes Creus

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Plaza Jaume el Just, s/n, 43815 Aiguamurcia, Spain
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All reviews santes creus audio guide own pace beautiful monastery well worth a visit order monasteries church audiovisual site display land catalunya rooms euros road brochure
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

Had a very nice experience wandering through the monestir. With the headset you can follow in your own language at your own pace.

Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We were staying overnight in the neighborhood and wanted something to do in the afternoon and decided on visiting this monastery . My son of 12 initially didn’t wanted to go. But he had to:-) we were lucky, just as we arrived the audio presentation...More

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MonestirSantesCreus, Responsable de monumento at Reial Monestir De Santes Creus, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2018

Thank you very much for your opinion. We like to know that you finally visited the monastery and if the visit was pleasant. We hope that you come back soon.

Reviewed September 24, 2017

We went to all three of the Cistercian monasteries in the area and if you don't speak Spanish or Catalan then this is definitely the best. Wait for the English version of the audio visual display and get the audio guide, you can take as...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We haven't been to the other two monasteries on the Cistercian Route, but after visiting Santes Creus we wished we had more time in Spain, so as to visit them as well. Firstly, the short drive to the monastery through the Spanish Catalan countryside was...More

Thank Vladimir1998
Reviewed July 20, 2017

This place is a beautiful, historic, architectural and engineering feat. Loved how the royals lived with the monks. It was a wonderful how the monks cared for the land and people. Go see this place!

Thank LindaHenderson
Reviewed June 22, 2017

We decide to visit Santes Creus monastery accidentally on the road after Montblanc visiting and this mini-trip made my day! Astonishing, awesome! And especially huge church inside the Monastery. I was amazed! Santes Creus is one of three monasteries located in Catalunya and now I...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

This monastery is in a beautiful setting and well worth a visit if you are in the area. They have wonderful brochures that bring you through the monastery and everything is numbered and written in English on the brochure to give you a real thorough...More

2  Thank monkeycleo
Reviewed April 21, 2017

At the beginning of the visit you can watch an original short documentary film (15min) garnished with a little theatrical scene action to explain the history of the building, the Cister Order and the daily life of monks who inhabited the monastery. After, you can...More

Thank ToniSo
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited the three Cistercian monasteries in the area and this is definitely the pick of the three. We bought tickets for all 3 at 12 euros each. There is quite a good audiovisual "experience" that is run in various languages at different times of...More

Thank Ian14_11
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

This monastery is a terrific spot to visit. This was an important place in the development of the country providing a place of learning and education for the area . It offers much statuary and paintings of the times and a look of how the...More

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It seemed that they started the audio visual presentation as soon as you arrive. we were the only ones there so we selected the language. Otherwise, it would seem that if you arrived when other people of different languages... More