Royal Carthusian Monastery (Real Cartuja), Valldemossa

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Built originally as a royal residence Royal Carthusian Monastery (Real Cartuja) was converted into a monastery in 1399 and is now a museum. The monks left in 1835 as a result of a national decree authorizing the Spanish government to take over religious properties. The main church of this well-preserved monastery is still in use. You can tour the church, some of the monks’ former living quarters, library, dining room, old pharmacy, and garden. To visit Royal Carthusian Monastery (Real Cartuja) on your holiday in Valldemossa, and find out what else Valldemossa has to offer, use our Valldemossa travel itinerary maker.
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  • I enjoyed the visit; each section was a little different , maybe not the greatest value for money, but I feel that the Archduke's section was charmingly interesting and I feel more could be done to il...  more »
  • Absolutely must visit. Beautiful place and very nostalgic. The piano of Chopin is also there as his hand written notes.  more »
  • Up on a hill with gorgeous views on the top of a quaint beautiful town with good shopping and food. Chopin stayed in one of the cells for 3 months. You can view some of his manuscripts and letters, th...  more »
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  • Nice village in the mountains good for a half day trip to cool down from the beach. Historic houses, churches and public places. We went seeing Chopin room in the monastery and enjoyed his garden and the view
  • Beautiful church that represents a picturesque village of Mallorca which the tourist can not miss.
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  • A beautiful place to visit, and the people also, I recommend.
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  • The cost of excursions include visiting the monastery, inhabited by George sand and Frederic Chopin, the Church at a monastery, Royal Palace. Description in Russian get when buying a ticket.
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  • Beautiful village in the sierra mallorquí
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