Certosa di Pavia, Certosa di Pavia

One of Italy's largest monasteries, the gigantic Certosa di Pavia was built during the 14th and 15th centuries. Admire the church's intricate vaulted ceiling, collection of frescoes, and detailed Lombard-style facade. The Grand Cloister main inner courtyard measures more than 125 m (410 ft) long. Add Certosa di Pavia and other attractions to your Certosa di Pavia trip itinerary using our Certosa di Pavia day trip planning tool .
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  • Do not miss the guided tour and the point of purchase with their products. The tours are free, donations appreciated the offer. The Cistercian father who made us as a guide was fantastic.
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  • I suggest a visit to the town of Pavia, near Milan, a monastery at the entrance to the city, try to get into Saturday and no later than 11 am, as the monks open access to their habitats and work, and this time get a free tour a visit to those places which posted above, in addition to the temple, where is also quite interesting and informative, well then, and the city itself, see the towers, which are not always preserved, University, very interesting, very nice and informative spend time recommend a pleasant holiday all
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  • Well preserved and fascinating, though the tour did take me back to the idea of indulgences. The explanation in both English and Italian was very clear. The alfresco's beautifully preserved.
  • Amazing church and monastery, still inhabited by a few monks who offer free tours of the place, but only in italian. Every room and corner bears the signature of a great artist, indeed this is the first baroque monument built in Italy. Also the train station is very close buy, and the monks make promisingly scented tisanes and honey.
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