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Address: Via Certosa, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
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+39 081 837 6218
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 14:00
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This charterhouse or Carthusian Monastery was established in 1371 and built...

This charterhouse or Carthusian Monastery was established in 1371 and built by Giacomo Arcuccio, great chamberlain of the Angevine court.

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Nice quiet spot.

What a lovely quiet spot when we visited the island of Capri. Not sure if the guided tours come or not but the peace and quiet was welcome. Lovely to wander around the church... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ian1811
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Perthshire
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Perthshire
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a lovely quiet spot when we visited the island of Capri. Not sure if the guided tours come or not but the peace and quiet was welcome. Lovely to wander around the church buildings and out into the garden area. The paintings on the walls and ceilings are so bright. If you want to relax a bit, this is... More 

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Rome, Italy
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Certosa is a great place to visit, not only for the beauty of the place and the seascape one can admire, but also for the awesome collection of paintings on Capri by Diefenbach, from the teosophical circle.

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Thank Eleanor R
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

To get away from the hordes of people in the main piazza walk to the Certosa Di San Giacomo and traverse the arched colonnade used by the Cappicin monks and see the 17th century frescoes high up the walls

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Thank quickchick2015
Paris, France
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Although the building may be interesting, the church has not much to show for and the museum has probably the worst possible set of depressive paintings I've ever seen. the author, a german artist living in Capri should have met Freud...well - not my taste for usre, BUT the real highlight and a must see are the gardens as you... More 

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Thank Yves M
Northants UK
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Found this little museum and nice park by accident when we lost our way in Capri. Worth a visit for architecture and art lovers (there is a small art gallery), nice shady walk in the garden and one of the best views in Capri! Good hiding place from hustle and bustle, excellent value (e4 adult, kids free).

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Thank garfield-53
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We visited and were charged 4 euros each to enter. At least there were a couple of small art exhibitions to enjoy. The church interior is decorated with old wall paintings which are past their best and the old portico garden was partially boarded up as there was some restoration work ongoing.

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Thank Kevin H
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Not far from the centre of Capri Town, yet like stepping into another world, old monastry, very intact, yet run down,but more interesting because of it,various displays of art etc inside,the real find is the garden, also run down, but the views over the cliff top edge must be the best in capri & with only a few visitors at... More 

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Thank john s
Dusseldorf, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Such a shame because this good be a real beauty however it has been so left to collapse on itself. If you have time to spare and want a few minutes of piece from the crowded streets of capri then go.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We were the only people in the garden for about an hour hidden away no guide or map you have to find it yourself, run down with huge potential, go before the rest of the world finds out !

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Thank Philip P
Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Viewed it from the Augustus gardens and from its gated entrance and archway. No idea what it's like inside as it was closed. Very limited opening hours to the public.

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