Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos, Santo Domingo de Silos

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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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  • Stunning jewel of the Romanesque. Very well preserved, the explanation very complete, us has liked much. They have accompanied us in the cloister and the pharmacy, the rest for free.
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  • The site well worth a visit it. We also were lucky to make the visit with a guide who became one of the best explanations we remember: data useful, unless... Know me wrong not to remember his name, but if you have the good fortune to go you will recognize him by his tone of voice and way of speaking a little peculiar. Highly recommended
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  • Did a pair of visits, a first by mistake that us slipped after them singing Gregorian that us went behind which were of removal spiritual and us walked of night by them areas not visited. The morning I already did the officer. Simply incredible.
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  • 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
  • An impressive Romanesque cloister. At certain times of the day, the monks of the monastery go to the choir of the Church to make their songs and admission is free. Don't expect oir works with the grandeur of their albums because they are sung prayers. Even so, do not miss it.
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  • The masses with Gregorian chants a delight. Ideal environment. I advise to visit La Yecla, which is nearby.
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  • It is worth visiting the monastery. Guided very complete. Parece me caro €3.50. They make too much money to date. They are lined with us. It could be cheaper.
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  • Worth, the cloister is stunning and very educational and interesting explanations of the Guide. A highly recommended experience. Try to match the visit with the Gregorian chant of 13:45. It does not disappoint.
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