Monasterio de Piedra
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... glory. There are no artefacts on display. It is the basic building that speaks to you plus the audioguides [6E]. Mine seemed to conk out on the second floor.
On the main floor some of the architectural detail was available. The roped off prayer room was the best of the lot, octagonal in shape with its prayer niche facing southeast. Light entered from the second floor.
The Patio of St Isabel was a somewhat atypical Muslim garden area. Most of it ...
I was interested in seeing Molina de Aragon because of its spectacular looking castle complex on the hill above town, considered to be one of the most impressive castle ruins in Spain, one of many in the region that played an important part when the center of Spain was the contested border between the Christian kingdoms to the north and Arab-controlled southern regions. This is one of the places where you can really imagine Crusader-era ...
The monasterio de piedras is like a hidden gem. When driving to get there, you go through a lot if dry land. Then you start going up curvy roads. When you get there , you really can't believe your eyes. It's this natural park where there used to be a monastery for monks to live.
We first went on a tour of the monastery. It was interesting to see how they lived and also that they separated certain monks from others, ...
... br> I love these courtyard gardens and cloisters.
I also appreciate that when restorations are done, they don't make the new look old. It makes you realise what happened to the building and keeps its story real.We visited the basilica and the cathedral and the tapestry museum. Marvellous way to tell stories and decorate the huge walls! Peter was astounded at their age and what good condition they were ...
Left the hotel 7.45 am about 630ks, will have 2 stops on the way. After checking in will pick up a local guide and do a tour of the city. We stopped twice once for 20 mins for coffee and then again for lunch for about 45 mins. Second stop was at the flashiest servo I have ever seen. Lovely countryside driving into Barcelona. We arrived at hotel about 4, checked in and ...