Poblet Monastery

Local nameBasílica de Santa Maria de Poblet
LocationCatalonia, Spain

The Royal Abbey of Santa Maria de Poblet is a Cistercian monastery, founded in 1151, located at the foot of the Prades Mountains, in the comarca of Conca de Barberà, in Catalonia. It was founded by Cistercian monks from France on lands conquered from the Moors. The main architect was Arnau Bargués.

This monastery was the first of three sister monasteries, known as the Cistercian triangle, that helped consolidate power in Catalonia in the 12th century.

Tags Place of WorshipRoman CatholicWheelchair AccessibleCatholicChristianUNESCOChurchHeritage
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More information and contact

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

Official Website http://www.poblet.cat/

UNESCO Website http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/518/

Phone +34 973330266

Coordinates 41°22'49.422" N 1°4'59.805" E

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