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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  • A great place in the mountains and such a beautiful place to walk around at your own pace. Come early and you won't be crowded so you can enjoy the ambience. There was a Chopin recital for free which ...  more »
  • The visit of the Church is not really interesting. At the rear, you can visit a museum where several rooms related to Georges Sand and Chopin. Outside, there is a garden of roses. The visit is nice, but not worth the asking price.
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  • Explore the island and get to Valldemossa is spectacular, and well deserved this visit this monastery as the end point of a day of sightseeing. The garden is very nice and there is much history. in this place. That if find out before visiting.
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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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