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Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Poblet

Placa Corona d'Arago, 11, 43430 Poblet, Spain
+34 977 87 00 89
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Considered one of the largest in Spain, this Cistercian abbey surrounds a 12th-century church.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“guided tour” (13 reviews)
“royal tombs” (9 reviews)
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Placa Corona d'Arago, 11, 43430 Poblet, Spain
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+34 977 87 00 89
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"guided tour"
in 13 reviews
"royal tombs"
in 9 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 8 reviews
"poblet monastery"
in 7 reviews
"working monastery"
in 5 reviews
"santa maria"
in 3 reviews
"ticket office"
in 3 reviews
"tranquil setting"
in 2 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"a unesco world heritage site"
in 2 reviews
"main entrance"
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"church"
in 21 reviews
"monasteries"
in 13 reviews
"catalan"
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"architecture"
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"restaurant"
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"tarragona"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited monastery with my girlfriend on Long Friday. The main church of the monastery was very impressive but the rest of the place not that much. Although the surrounding areas are beautiful. There was no English guided tour at all and it made us...More

Thank Perttu R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a monastery in the peaceful town of Poblet, not too far from Tarragona. It is still active and you may see the occasional Cistercian monk walking around. You enter via a big open courtyard, and once inside you will find big halls, ornate...More

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

This is one of the iconic sites in Catalonia to visit. It is set in a beautiful area, surrounded by vineyards. The monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and well worth a visit.

Thank Killian D
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

I live quite close by (at 20 Km) and drop in quite often. I've done the full tourist visit several times with friends/visitors and have also attended some of the music performances (open-air concerts by e.g. Jordi Savall and his band in summer or organ...More

Thank John P
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The nearly 900 year old monastery is a wonderful place for a spiritual retreat (regardless of your religion, it's quiet gardens, beautiful chapel and mountain setting are claiming and inducing of contemplation). There is a modern guest house with either fi, though no TV. It's...More

Thank Drew M
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Or non-Spanish speakers, the system for getting tickets is somewhat confusing. There ar two types - guided and-guided, but even with the non-guided ticket you are assigned an entry time. Some of the tours are guided by one of the monks. The buildings have been...More

Thank gaiteiro
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

By bus from Tarragona at midday(Busplana towards Vimbodi) which arrives at 13.44. Quite a nice journey . By the time we arrived, I was the only soul on the bus and the driver made great effort to tell me not to miss the bus back...More

Thank vessi80
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

What a treasure we found in Poblet, at a working monastery with a host of buildings added on over the centuries. Our guide did a wonderful job of explaining the different areas of the complex. We were also free to take pictures, with the exception...More

Thank Jody1975
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

A visit to this monastery is a must if visiting the area. We had a guided tour given by a very knowledgeable local guide. The buildings are beautiful, very peaceful cloisters, fascinating interiors and a magnificent bell tower. Look out for the tombs of the...More

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a tour of the monastery at Poblet and arrived at 11.00am and fortunately parking was easy and the number of tourists small. The site was difficult for us to find on the GPS as no address is provided when you search the web...More

Thank Karl M
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Katherine E
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Response from JOHN P | Reviewed this property |
They only have tours in English during the high season and not many even then, We did not personally feel the lack, however. A visit to wiki the night before gives you enough background and there is a useful little hand-out... More
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