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“Breathtaking Place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Montserrat Monastery

Montserrat Monastery
Monistrol de Montserrat, 08691 Montserrat, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Montserrat
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Specialty Museums, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Lookouts, Cultural
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Owner description: Benedictine monastery with a fantastic view of the surrounding hillside and town.
Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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“Breathtaking Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Breath taking and beautiful heritage place you could imagine from the 12 century they could build such beautiful spiritual place like this up in the mountain, I was in tears among the hundreds of pilgrimage queing touching the statue our Lady Virgin Mary. It is just a place not to be missed while in Barcelona must to visit

Visited November 2012
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“Amazing scenery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

The mountain is amazing. It's beautiful beyond words. Bring your jacket with you because it's cold up there.

Visited November 2012
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Antibes, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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“magic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

it is a paradis in the top of the mountain, about 26 km far from barcelona, it worths to spend a day there while you are visiting barcelona.

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“Getting there is an adventure, but worth it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

Trains run every hour from the Espanya station in Barcelona. Once you get to there, speak with the person at the kiosk who will figure out the best ticket for you based on what you want to see and how you want to get there. For a little over €24, it included the rountrip ticket, the panoramic cable car (15 mins vs. the regular cable car which is 5 mins but same price), and the funicular. We were a little dumb and spent too much time at the top thinking the monestary was there, which the old one is, but the main one (the basilica) is the stop after the cable car where the black madonna is. The return train seemed to operate more often than the schedule so don't fret! You'll enjoy everything about Montserrat.

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“A wonderfully moving experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

I went there last year on Boxing Day. I had heard of it but I had no idea what was there or what it was like. Our tour guide explained on the coach on the way up the mountain. The place is truly awesome and the Basilica is breath-taking, as are the surrounding mountains and views.

Visited January 2012
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