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The monastery "Montserrat" in Spain

Author: ROOMS.bg , 05.05.2012
The monastery "Montserrat" in Spain, Picture
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 Montserrat National Park is located about 50 km from Barcelona and an array of rounded boulders derived most likely due to natural disaster. Here in the bosom of the park is one of the biggest cultural and spiritual center of Spain - the monastery "Montserrat." The original monastery was completed in 1025

Today, the architectural ensemble consists of a monastery and basilica hermitage. It is a repository of unique monuments and precious works. Monastery library contains over 250,000 volumes of valuable books, 400 parchment scroll and over 2,000 ancient manuscripts, including the first versions of the Catalan language in the 12th century. The museums can be seen in paintings by El Greco, Surbaran, Giordano, Caravaggio and other famous representatives of the Spanish and Italian art.

The basilica of the complex can be seen most valuable wooden figure of the Virgin and Child, called the Black Virgin, which for centuries has been considered the patroness of Catalonia.

 

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Julia Karadzova, 06.06.2012

Naistina tova miasto e zaredeno s mnogo polozitelna energia.A v nedelen den ima hor na momceteta,koito peiat v hrama.......tova e edna nebesna muzika,edno vulsebstvo.....,predpolagam ostavia u vseki posetitel nezabravimi vpecatlenia.........

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