Florence Charterhouse

Local nameCertosa del Galluzzo
LocationFlorence, Italy

Florence Charterhouse is a charterhouse, or Carthusian monastery, located in the Florence suburb of Galluzzo, in central Italy. The building is a walled complex located on Monte Acuto, at the point of confluence of the Ema and Greve rivers.

The charterhouse was founded in 1341 by the Florentine noble Niccolò Acciaioli, Grand Seneschal of the Kingdom of Naples, but continued to expand over the centuries as the recipient of numerous donations.

In 1958 the monastery was taken over by Cistercian monks.

Tags CatholicPlace of WorshipChristian
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Charterhouse

Official Website http://www.cistercensi.info/certosadifirenze/index.php

Address Via della Certosa 1, 50124 Firenze Galluzzo

Coordinates 43°43'53.576" N 11°13'17.367" E

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