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Faded splendour

Only 3 euros to visit but worth it to see the extremely ornate interior even if some of the... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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hidden treasure in Burgos province

In the village of Oña, close to the medieval village of Frias, you will find this nice piece of... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
Madrid, Spain
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May 25, 2018
“Faded splendour”
Nov 6, 2017
“hidden treasure in Burgos province”
Plaza Sancho Garcia 1, 09530 Ona, Spain
+34 947 30 01 03
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Only 3 euros to visit but worth it to see the extremely ornate interior even if some of the interior needs some repairs. The building is a very fine piece of architecture that covers many centuries in style. Take the audio tour.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

In the village of Oña, close to the medieval village of Frias, you will find this nice piece of medieval arquitecture, Well preserved, its visit is a must if you are nearby.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2016

Sadly closed on Monday, but the walk around garden is open (at least the gates were , so in we went). Immense grounds around a huge rather empty looking building. They have some installation art around the place some of which I could not 'grasp'...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed April 26, 2015

This medieval town was once the final resting place of Kings. Many will remember Charlton Heston as "El Cid". Nearly a thousand years ago, El Cid personally brought Sancho II, referred to as Sancho the Mighty to this Monastery for a Christian burial, after the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed August 4, 2014

Well preserved monastery, with 14 century frescoes, roman wall painting, ornaments and artefacts (even garments) , a medieval crucifix, most incredible façade and a stunning interior. I am running out of words! An absolute stunner! I think the most amazing thing is that it is...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed April 6, 2013

I've tried to go to this monestary before, but it was closed. This time we were lucky enough to get there just as a guided tour was starting. The building is impressive from the outside, but inside it is even more so. As the guide...More

Date of experience: April 2013
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