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Very unusual

The church built into the rock with the cliff overhanging was fascinating. For the complex as a... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2019
Amazing place

This place is fascinating and unique. Highly recommended. Art and history together. The origins of... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2018
Madrid, Spain
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
A-1603, 22711, Jaca, Spain
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Reviewed 31 January 2019

The church built into the rock with the cliff overhanging was fascinating. For the complex as a whole, it's interesting to see how it was expanded over the centuries, and to notice the changes in architecture between the parts that were built at different times....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

This place is fascinating and unique. Highly recommended. Art and history together. The origins of the Crown of Aragon, seed of the kingdom of Spain.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

Driving up to this place is a beautiful ride. You will pass the old Monastery and a guide tells you to keep on moving to the central parking. From there you can visit the new Monastery. 2 options to go to the old Monastery. By...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

We parked at the New Monastery as you need to buy the tickets there. It is a huge building and plenty to see but it is all in Spanish so not very informative for English speakers. The free shuttle bus takes you down to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank plantsman_10
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Staying in the beautiful Panticosa we found that there is is an exceptional monastery, comprised of an old huge 20th century Reconstracted monastery that was burnt וn which there is a very impressive archaeological museum. The old monastery was also Reconstracted. It is built under...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

I don't know how many times we've been here and every occasion we discover something new and interesting. A short walk takes you from the car park to this gorgeous monastery nestled under a rock and hidden in a such a way that I presume...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank stendek
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

The history here is amazing. There is not much else to say what a great place to see and be a part of. Pictures on top of pictures.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank amoro19
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We took the trail from Santa Cruz de la Seros through the hills up to the Monasterio. (Not for the faintt hearted, an undulating 90 minute walk) The monastery is truly magnificent and it's amazing how it has stood the test of time. The craftmanship...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank matilda514
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Historic site of old monastery under a cliff overhang, worth driving a mountain road. We visited there after a big snowfall. The parking space of the information centre uphill (and this old monestry, if any) was covered with deep snow, and we could not but...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jollybegood
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A historic site you should not miss. Build in under a cliff this monastic hideaway has survived time itself. Pay to enter. But worth every euro. Pilgrim stamp available at the office where to pay your enterance fee.

Date of experience: January 2018
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