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Monasterio de Yuso, San Millan de la Cogolla

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web
A World Heritage Site with a gorgeous cathedral, Monasterio de Yuso exists alongside another monastery called San Millán de Suso. A large structure, it is architecturally impressive with an extensive collection of books and relics. The small 11th-century casket containing the remains of San Millan is a highlight, with its ivory-carved panels featuring Romanesque designs. Tours are given in Spanish with some written English descriptions. Consider researching the site beforehand or hiring your own English-speaking guide for more information. Using our world travel planner, San Millan de la Cogolla attractions like Monasterio de Yuso can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The guided tour is worthwhile. Very professional guide, and sympathetic. Cradle of the Castilian language.
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  • It is a monastery with lots of cultural history as there are first written in Castilian antiguo.tiene words appear a very nice sacristy and his books of songs very well preserved and a museum with the Ark of ivory where are the remains of the Saint SAN MILLÁN
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  • Lovely place, we love the visit and how important that is and what it means, I recommend without any doubt that if you can bring that the visit.
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  • It is a lovely monastery and its a great plan for day trips. Loved all the history and the tour guide was great.
  • Visit essential if it goes through La Rioja. It is really impressive. Guided tours are very enjoyable and interesting and guides are always willing to answer any questions.
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  • An interesting place for philologists, and a pleasant walk for those who are not.
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  • Recommended visit. Care and in a very nice environment.
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  • Monastery now in possession of the Augustinian recollects brothers, offers visit for €4 telling the story and showing their main areas and cultural treasures. Recommended visit.
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