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Address: Via Certosa, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
Phone Number: +39 081 837 6218
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09:00 - 14:00
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This charterhouse or Carthusian Monastery was established in 1371 and built...

This charterhouse or Carthusian Monastery was established in 1371 and built by Giacomo Arcuccio, great chamberlain of the Angevine court.

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Quiet spot in Capri town

Found this little museum and nice park by accident when we lost our way in Capri. Worth a visit for architecture and art lovers (there is a small art gallery), nice shady walk in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 August 2016
garfield-53
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Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

To get away from the hordes of people in the main piazza walk to the Certosa Di San Giacomo and traverse the arched colonnade used by the Cappicin monks and see the 17th century frescoes high up the walls

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Although the building may be interesting, the church has not much to show for and the museum has probably the worst possible set of depressive paintings I've ever seen. the author, a german artist living in Capri should have met Freud...well - not my taste for usre, BUT the real highlight and a must see are the gardens as you... More 

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Northants UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Found this little museum and nice park by accident when we lost our way in Capri. Worth a visit for architecture and art lovers (there is a small art gallery), nice shady walk in the garden and one of the best views in Capri! Good hiding place from hustle and bustle, excellent value (e4 adult, kids free).

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Thank garfield-53
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We visited and were charged 4 euros each to enter. At least there were a couple of small art exhibitions to enjoy. The church interior is decorated with old wall paintings which are past their best and the old portico garden was partially boarded up as there was some restoration work ongoing.

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Thank Kevin H
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Not far from the centre of Capri Town, yet like stepping into another world, old monastry, very intact, yet run down,but more interesting because of it,various displays of art etc inside,the real find is the garden, also run down, but the views over the cliff top edge must be the best in capri & with only a few visitors at... More 

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Thank john s
Dusseldorf, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Such a shame because this good be a real beauty however it has been so left to collapse on itself. If you have time to spare and want a few minutes of piece from the crowded streets of capri then go.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We were the only people in the garden for about an hour hidden away no guide or map you have to find it yourself, run down with huge potential, go before the rest of the world finds out !

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Viewed it from the Augustus gardens and from its gated entrance and archway. No idea what it's like inside as it was closed. Very limited opening hours to the public.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

The monastery itself is quite run down and not much is open apart from the church, which is worth checking out for the beautiful frescoes. The other rooms are now used as an art gallery for the work of KW Diefenbach, who lived on the island until his death in 1913 - an interesting collection, but not what we'd anticipated!... More 

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Norwich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Great walk to get there. Lovely historic grounds. Great sense of the old and new. Good amount of modern art. For €4 this is a great place. Worth a go.

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