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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  • It's a Renaissance masterpiece not to be missed, especially in winter among the mists of the Po Valley offers almost otherworldly vistas and magnificent
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  • My vote is for the convent. In the face of this Majesty I was speechless, and I think it is very hard to describe what you see beyond that wooden door!! Anyway, I was touched even the decay that is located outside the Certosa, uncultivated meadows, the undergrowth not to mention that bar: a disgrace! The City Council where he is?
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  • Excellence in this area, I would say. Is the third time that I visit and always see something new and unique. As always, it is recommended to visit with the Guide. Attention timetables and file. Car park near surcharge.
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  • We had a wonderful visit, found in the art gallery lovely friendly staff, and the monk who was the PR/tour guide for our visit was knowledgable and hospitable (yes in Italian). After all, its a monastery first. A tourist destination as an afterthought. Had a great lunch a few steps from the front gate.
  • I have been here again for the fifth time (in a few years) to bring a friend and I must say that it is wonderful! Do not miss the little homes of the monks with that stunning & spacious lawn. The only cons is some of the staff there is quite rude. After the tour you can also purchase some tea made by the clergy.
  • One of the most stupendous sights in all of Italy, if you are near don't miss it.
  • There is a free guided tour led by one of the monks of the certosa. He explains everything about the history of the place and shows you different rooms in and out the church. In italian only
  • Undeniably beautiful artworks that are impossible to see and appreciate from behind closed chapel gates. The no photo policy is also disappointing (and unnecessary). Also, the attendant and the monk who led the tour (in Italian) were quite unfriendly and inhospitable.

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