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Maria De Real

I am surprised this is not a World Heritage Site!!! The place is simply stunning. The history, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
POBanerjee
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A must see in Najera

Very modest entry fee €4 but worth every cent. The tombs are fascinating and the opulent altar... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am surprised this is not a World Heritage Site!!! The place is simply stunning. The history, the architecture, the setting - all worth preserving and publicising.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank POBanerjee
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Very modest entry fee €4 but worth every cent. The tombs are fascinating and the opulent altar pieces contrast with the quiet cloisters.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank iolairedesign
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The Monastery de Santa Maria is really worth the visit. The inside is very beautiful as well as the church nearby.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank leonardo_1964
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The monastery provides a guide and n English, so it’s easy to understand what is displayed. The whole place is such a beautiful and lovely place so it’s something that should not be left out when visiting the Rioja area.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sten S
Reviewed 24 May 2018

The extent of the architecture, the artwork, the pantheon and the cave where the Virgin is are well worth the visit. You could spend more time but an hour should be enough.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Scott W
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I really liked the building and the cloisters were very peaceful. I can appreciate that the church is beautiful inside, but I mostly find soooo much gold decoration way over the top. It was beautiful and definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jeannie2207
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Building here was started in 1432. Well restored by Franciscans. It has a sumptuous altar. The legend is that a king, out hunting, found a cave with a carving of the Virgin Mary. The monastery was built to house the statue, and the church was...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

We were in Nayera and we went and see the Francescano Monastero that cost only 4 euro. It is a wonderful building. You get the feeling to go back in time in another era.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Adriana B
Reviewed 18 July 2017

It had just stopped raining on a dreary sort of spring day, enough so that there was some sun to make the cloister a special place. This monastery is well-preserved and definitely worth the time to have a look. It is a find!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank LaViajera007
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Its a pity its been rebuilt of over the ages as it could tell a story or two. The cloister and the royal staircase were the most interesting, the rest was ok. Built into a cliff as ou can see on the visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Matthew P
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