This is one hell of a monastery. Imposing from the road as you approach. Impressive to walk round. Great inside.
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Lovely old monastery with tombs of several kings and queens, lovely building well preserved and offers a audio guide worth renting. Been here twice and never get tired visiting. Look for the stonemasons marks on the floor tiles, these people were proud of their work...More
Huge building in the center of town. Lovely architecture and modest main chapel make for a pretty sight. We stopped during a road trip to have a look and some coffee at one of the cafes nearby.
There are actually 2 locations to visit that would tell the whole story of this amazing monastery. One of course is the monastery itself. The flow of the sculpture and amazing flourish of details in stone is jaw dropping. The other is the place of...More
We are very glad we lived in this small town so we can take a morning walk to visit this World Heritage. The decoration and the Hardin is wonderful.
The part that consists the church is not interesting! the cloisters has nice parts, but what does worth the visit in the imperfect/unfinished chapels, that are the last part of the visit! such an amazing place! its arquitecture is almost magic! such a mix of...More
You just can't stop looking at the remarkable architecture on this building!! It's gorgeous inside and out!! We happened to get there during Mass which was so solemn and beautiful. It's hard to believe that it was built so long ago and how they did...More
Most reviews rightly consider this to a 5 star attraction - we agree. No superlative is an exaggeration. The key highlights are listed in the comments below and include the tombs, the kitchen, the cloisters, the unfinished chapels, and the chapel of the unknown soldiers....More
An impressive building visible from far away. Close up it's even better. The architecture is fantastic - as is the history of the place! The whole family enjoyed the visit and found it as no surprise that it's on the UNESCO list.