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The Royal Monastery of Sant Cugat is one of the most important examples of medieval art in Catalonia and is catalogued as a National asset of cultural heritage. The Romanic cloister is the most notable element because of its structure and its...more
Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
P. d_Octavia s/n, 08172 Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain
The Sant Cugat monastery is one of the jewels of Cartalan romanesque architecture in the Barcelona area. An easy 30 min train ride from Plaça de Catalunya. Well organised for visits. It is special in that it is one of the few romanesque cloisters where...More
Date of experience: August 2018
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This place confronts you with yourself. What are you doing here? What is your past? What will your future bring?
It's all written in stone. To find this peace and quiet so close to the big city ...
And the entrance is free. Except if...More
The monastery is stunning in terms of architecture. Located at place octavia there are lots of restaurants around it. Inside you will find peace and quiet. Attended half of the daily mass service this time.
The monastery is amazing. The history is fascinating. A great spot for quiet reflection. Well worth a ride from Barcelona.
The circular stained glass is the same size as that of Notre Dame... largest in Europe. Surrounded by awesome restaurants. Very family friendly.
I am sorry to write a bad review about such an important religious site but the nun shooed me away while saying “what are you doing here!?” rudely, while I was only visiting a room which was open. I think they do not welcome any...More
we took a local train to visit the monastery on top of the mountain. the view is stunning! you can walk around and just enjoy the architecture, the small church you can also take a hike , there are loops of different length and steepness-you...More