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Monasterio de Fitero

Plaza Iglesia 12 | La Ribera, Fitero, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Fitero
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Owner description: This is the first Cistercian monastery that was built in Spain. The monks are no longer living here, but there is a beautiful church and the monastery itself which is an large, impressive sight.
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Zaragoza, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

The visit of the Monastery of Fitero is a must for any traveller who enjoys medieval Architecture, Barroque Painting and Sculputure, History of the Cistercians (Benedictine monks), or the earliest traces of European culture in gardening and viticulture. Its magnifient church, the chapterhouse with the beautiful columns and hand-carved capitals, the cloister (both closed for renovation works rignt now), the... More

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