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Carthusian Monastery Allerengelberg

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RosalindaBelgium wrote a review Aug 2018
Belgium170 contributions44 helpful votes
as we stayed in the village we walked the site several time, always discovering something else, but the guided tour did tell us about the history,
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Outofthelaw wrote a review Sep 2016
Yeovil, United Kingdom531 contributions171 helpful votes
Following again in the footsteps of the Monks you cannot help but reflect on the self imposed austerity that the occupants of the cells endured and compare it with those who vigorously complain of their own lot in life. Brings your feet to the ground with a bump.
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Date of experience: September 2016
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SampleASample wrote a review Feb 2016
New York City, New York554 contributions105 helpful votes
The whole situation is beautiful, tiny town tucked in the mountains. Stop in and watch the short video, also beautifully produced. Immensely interesting.
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Date of experience: December 2015
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Outofthelaw wrote a review Sep 2015
Yeovil, United Kingdom531 contributions171 helpful votes
This is a remarkable place to see how severe some monasteries used to be. A donation (if you wish to leave one) is all that you to part with in return for a very thoughtful experience
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Date of experience: July 2015
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LaDolceVita27 wrote a review Jul 2015
King's Lynn, United Kingdom361 contributions339 helpful votes
I don't think I would make a special journey just to see it but if you are staying in Karthaus/Certosa you shouldn't leave without a walk round what remains of the Carthusian monastery from which the village gets its name. I was staying in the village for a week's walking in the Senales Valley and each day waited for the bus by what was once the monastery fishpond: no meat allowed so 'hodie piscis' was the unvarying menu. The monks are long gone but many of the buildings remain. A good introductory film and a well-signposted walk (both in English as well as German and Italian) give you a good idea of what life would have been like in its 40 year existence. You should have no difficulty in completing the walk in an hour.
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Date of experience: June 2015
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