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Very interesting visit

The best visit on a cold Sunday. It was amazing. Unfortunately we could not properly visit as the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Limassol, Cyprus
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Place where the first Spanish and Basque languages texts were found

Place where the first Spanish and Basque languages texts were found. Also a very beautiful... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Mark v
Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best visit on a cold Sunday. It was amazing. Unfortunately we could not properly visit as the main monastery was closed. There was however an exhibition of old photos at one of the rooms which was actually opened for public. Will go back on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Place where the first Spanish and Basque languages texts were found. Also a very beautiful monastery. Joining a tour is obligatory, you can't just walk around. Explanations are very good.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark v
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The monastery is well with a visit, with the chapel a particular highlight. You have to join a tour (in Spanish) so can’t go at your own pace, which was the only frustration.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

A fantastic historic monastery where the first text in Spanish was written. The guide was very knowledgeable and made the visit even more interesting. The children enjoyed too. Highly recommended if you are in La Rioja

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Had the guided tour of the monastery (its in Spanish). Its quite an interesting tour, including a library area where the monks wrote books which are reputed to be the first in Spanish language The countryside around it is quite beautiful too. Suso Monastery is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is a surreal place to visit and appreciate the history that made Spain and the world speak Spanish.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We survived the 1 hour guided tour in Spanish with our children but appreciated the opportunity to visit this wonderful place. The church and sacristry are splendid, whilst seeing the significant books was very interesting. Only guided tours ensures a more intimate and civilised visit.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JS19772017
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Note this is not open on Mondays and timed visits on an « on the hour «  basis are the way they work. We did not pre book, so there was for us only a tour in Spanish, and no written information leaflets were available in English,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 255richardk
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Nice castle, hnfortunately only guided in Spanish. There are signs with explenation in English and french.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Marco2013
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We visited this monastery and the much smaller Suso Monastery which is about a 20 minute walk up a fairly steep woodland trail (or alternatively you can hop on a mini bus provided as part of their guided tour). It's free to walk around the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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