Abbey of Cluny, Cluny

Built in a Romanesque style, Abbey of Cluny is an ancient Benedictine monastery and the seat of the greatest Medieval monastic order in the West. Stroll beneath tall Romanesque vaults and admire sculptural masterpieces. You can attend a guided tour in English, or pick up a free guide booklet, also available in English. Plan a Cluny trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • A must see! Beautiful explanations Video ++ if you like the stones and the history of the heyday of religious institutions
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  • 9.5 euros expensive for what looks like... I'm sorry to put this note but we were disappointed the visit where I find it very expensive to see little things... Yes, I know that everything has been demolished after the French revolution but finally 9.50 euros. From the outside it is just as well we liked however the Museum which is located in the city (the same ticket is used for the entry) but why not have all gathered in the Abbey so empty FABRICE
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  • The largest Medieval Abbey, which had an impact on the whole of Europe until Poland. Survived only a tenth part. If you fancy yourself a French Castle or Abbey, Clooney is a typical example of it with a long and multifaceted history, situated in a picturesque and peaceful town.
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  • Fascinating history. Mostly destroyed after the revolution. Surviving buildings have been restored. Various models of what the abbey used to look like. The town around the abbey has ruins of it. Pair of palaces. One now a town hall the other a museum.
  • A very interesting place and I suggest you join a guided tour to get the most out of your visit.
  • I wouldn't recommend it there's nothing much to see for the price you pay. We were really surprised that most of it doesn't exist anymore so you actually visit something a virtual abbaye. We were really disappointed.
  • Interesting site. But very frustrating because almost no explanations. The Abey deserve a higher level of historical and economical context.
  • Very impressive, i.e. if you think about how large the old Cathedral must have been (the Computersimulation with the movable Monitor is a good help!); the Areal is also very beautiful.
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