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Real Monasterio de la Valldigna

Address: Simat de Valldigna, Valencia, Spain
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Ranked #67 of 149 Attractions in Valencia
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Valencia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

I always think its best to approach the monastery from Barx, zigzagging down the little mountain road you will encounter some spectacular views of Simat and the monastery. When you arrive in Simat there are a couple of nice bars near the entrance where you can get a coffee. Parking is not a problem and entrance to the monastery is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

The Monastery of Santa Maria de la Valldigna was founded in 1298 by Jaime II of Aragon and is a large complex of several buildings with an architecture that calls attention. The monastery was confiscated by the government in 1835. It was then sold to a farmer who destroyed many of the buildings. The regional government bought the property and... More 

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