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This is something of a hidden gem. Impressive alley leading to a stupendous Abbey. Really... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
delagioventu
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Luxembourg
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Beautiful, quiet, glorious facade

Beautiful functioning monastery. the facade of the church is breathtaking. Inside is majestic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
1anon
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Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is something of a hidden gem. Impressive alley leading to a stupendous Abbey. Really worthwhile a visit. Big parking, paid. Visit itself is for free. This includes the inner courtyard, church and museum. There is also a nice shops with teas and liquors, honey....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful functioning monastery. the facade of the church is breathtaking. Inside is majestic although not much is left of the frescoes and decoration. The chapels are unlit so it is impossible to see much. The small cloister which has frescoes (?) is closed for restoration....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very dirty village , extremely rude not friendly people there, avoid avoid, the all village sucks , not services , poor choise of cafes and restaurant, the people was extremely rude, no taxi service , no banks , don't go there

1  Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I studied at labia and of course, I visited the Cartesian of labia. A wonder in the country that evokes ancient echoes and the energy is still present. Paris is an elegant medieval city with pictoresque small side street and an important university. Site of...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

The Certosa is breath taking, as many others described before. The tower and the outside is being renovated at the moment, so you cannot go around the church right now. The main facade is free of scaffolding, so nothing to worry about. Inside the church...More

Thank Matthias W
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I could complain about the freezing temperature inside the Certosa, or about the terrible lighting inside, or that it is so badly organised...but the Certosa is so wonderful, so beautiful that one can forget about all that. The refinement of the decorations, the sheer amount...More

1  Thank sosthen
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice place. Also good for an afternoon trip out of milan. The church has also a guide which brings the groups arround every 30 minutes. Its a pitty than only in itlaian languages... Anyhow you can see how the pristers lived some hundered years...More

1  Thank Steven M
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Worth visiting! Very nice monestery Close to Pavia. Beautiful Church and nice surroundings. We were there in november and it was empty.

1  Thank patweis
Reviewed 31 October 2017

In a remote area of Pavia sits this most extraordinary remnant of the Sforza/Visconti dynasties. Unlike most monasteries of the Carthusians, the elegance, size and decoration of this building seems so out of place....but it was primarily intended as a monument to the ruling family...More

1  Thank Rcdown78
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We visited after such positive reviews and weren't disappointed. Drove from Monza and it was relatively easy to find and parking easy (4 Euro). Didn't have to pay to go in and there seemed to be no tours but we were happy with that ....More

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petertomkins45
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Response from JanC377 | Reviewed this property |
We drove from Monza . It's a bit way out so a car is useful . I'm sorry I don't know about public transport but the local train service in Italy is easy, cheap and efficient . If you check the website it tells you opening... More
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Arlene L
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Tuesday the museum is closed, open only on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. In September the church and tour of the monastery are open: 9.00-11.30 am 2.30- 5.30 pm For information go on internet and check... More
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