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Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos is a Benedictine monastery where monks sing famous Gregorian chants, which have been recorded on a number of albums. When you go, check out the two-story cloisters decorated with carved scenes and stories. There is also a historical pharmacy and a library, although only researchers are permitted to access the library. You are allowed to attend services in the abbey church. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos and many more Santo Domingo de Silos attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Santo Domingo de Silos trip generator.
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Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos Reviews
Juani OAugust 20, 2017
Me encantó el claustro. Creo que sólo se ve en visita guiada. Yo lo vi por mi cuenta porque cuando llegué ya habían finalizado las visitas guiadas, pero había entrada libre al claustro porque era el c... more »I loved the cloister. I think that only seen on tour. I saw it on my own because when I already had completed tours, but there was free the Faculty entrance because it was the birthday of the prior as I was told and had concert with a soprano. It was a unique experience. It was wonderful to listen to the music in that environment. Then in the Church to the 21.40 hear monks singing Gregorian, and I consider it absolutely essential. It was an experience that put the beautiful tip. The schedule of celebrations with public assistance on which sing Gregorian are on their website. The first at 6 in the morning, the last to the 21.40. Do not miss it. To me at least touched me.
José M BAugust 20, 2017
Ayer por la tarde estuvimos visitando el Monasterio Benedictino de Santo Domingo de Silos, en particular a su claustro. Durante la estancia y la visita nos atendieron fabulosamente. El guía que nos hi... more »Yesterday afternoon we were visiting the Benedictine monastery of Santo Domingo de Silos, in particular to its cloister. During the stay and visit us fabulously attended. The guide who took us the tour of the cloister gave us some detailed, very didactic explanations, and being able to even our daughter's barely four years kept attention throughout the visit. To the end even recited the famous sonnet of Gerardo Diego to Silos Cypress impeccably.
Regina IAugust 19, 2017
Visita al claustro + botica + museo muy encorsetada, no ves el claustro entero si vas siguiendo la explicación del guía. more »Visit to the cloister + Pharmacy + Museum very corseted, don't see the cloister whole if you're following the explanation of the Guide.
Abbey built mainly during XI, XII and XIII centuries. Spacious patio with a famous 130 years old cypress. The second floor, where the monks live, cannot be visited. The guided tour is only in Spanish and focuses in the artistic details of the sculptures. Six times a day, the monks sing Gregorian chant in the church, where the entrance is free
Oscar CantaThe site is excellent. If you haven't you should go. The staff in charge of tickets unpresentable. I've been 10 minutes and seemed that it was transparent. They have attended to anyone who came to ask what is as if an office of tourism and anyone else with Ruffs and others who give us. Bad education. I've gone without seeing the bad grapes. To make someone professional please...
Esteban RodMonastery pretty and not very busy not to be in a big city. The cloister is lovely and the guided tour quite comprehensive. As monastery continues to operate and the monks continue singing, so I recommend to spend hours of songs to listen to them live with acoustics that leaves far behind the CD recordings sound.
Rafael Víctor F.S.Very nice, amazing guided tour very well explained up to recite you verses. Unforgettable if you stay to see singing monks at 19 hours.
Ana FernándezSpectacular guide which we attended, with their clear, efficient and interesting artistic explanations along the Romanesque cloister which you can visit. Very exciting moment in which he recited the poem to the Cypress of Gerardo Diego, tearing the applause that there were present. I also liked the old pharmacy ceramic collection! Gregorian chant performed live by the monks at 19.00 in the basilica of the monastery is very original and recommended
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