My husband did an ancestry search on the Internet and found he's a descendant of Ramón Barenguer III, entombed here. So of course was necessary for us to make a side trip while vacationing in Spain to see the tomb. What a glorious surprise! This 9th-century Romanesque church is beautifully restored, where we can easily see the power of its... 更多
This is a very well preserved monastery and they allow you to visit most of the area. there are a lot of monasteries all over Spain and this one was really good!
This is one of the must-sees of any trip to Catalonia, or of any based on medieval history or architecture. The Monestir (a building half way between a cathedral and a church) is a piece of Romanic style that goes back to the 9th century. Its main entrance features a massive sculptural piece from the 12th century (portalada) - a... 更多
We stayed in Ripoll just to start our bike tour, and went to see this place by chance. We were really amazed to find this wonderful piece of history. For us the most intriguing discovery was that this monastery actually made Ripoll play a key role in the politics of Catalonia in the nineteenth century. We would defiantly recommend to... 更多
The portal is the big draw here (and to be fair access to the cloister for a wheelchair was not good, so we did not bother). Yes the portal is weathered but it is still impressive and a magnificent example of romanesque sculpture. The iconography is so rich and complex (and so much of a departure from the gothic narratives... 更多
We spent a couple of hours here. It was free parking and entrance to the monastery was a very reasonable... 更多
For my femme and i,this monastery was the most powerful draw-card in town. It certainly was among the most powerful... 更多