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Faded splendour

Only 3 euros to visit but worth it to see the extremely ornate interior even if some of the... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
kyairi
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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hidden treasure in Burgos province

In the village of Oña, close to the medieval village of Frias, you will find this nice piece of... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Carlos201606
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Madrid, Spain
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25 May 2018
“Faded splendour”
6 Nov 2017
“hidden treasure in Burgos province”
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Only 3 euros to visit but worth it to see the extremely ornate interior even if some of the interior needs some repairs. The building is a very fine piece of architecture that covers many centuries in style. Take the audio tour.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

In the village of Oña, close to the medieval village of Frias, you will find this nice piece of medieval arquitecture, Well preserved, its visit is a must if you are nearby.

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Sadly closed on Monday, but the walk around garden is open (at least the gates were , so in we went). Immense grounds around a huge rather empty looking building. They have some installation art around the place some of which I could not 'grasp'...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2015

This medieval town was once the final resting place of Kings. Many will remember Charlton Heston as "El Cid". Nearly a thousand years ago, El Cid personally brought Sancho II, referred to as Sancho the Mighty to this Monastery for a Christian burial, after the...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Well preserved monastery, with 14 century frescoes, roman wall painting, ornaments and artefacts (even garments) , a medieval crucifix, most incredible façade and a stunning interior. I am running out of words! An absolute stunner! I think the most amazing thing is that it is...More

Thank LondonTraveller848
Reviewed 6 April 2013

I've tried to go to this monestary before, but it was closed. This time we were lucky enough to get there just as a guided tour was starting. The building is impressive from the outside, but inside it is even more so. As the guide...More

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