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Certosa di Pavia

Certosa di Pavia, Italy
+39 0382 925613
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A beautiful architectural gem

Either a short train ride or bus ride from the center of Pavia , La Certosa is a beautiful complex... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Tracy E
New York City, New York
Easy to reach by train, and well worth the trip from Milan

It is easy to reach Certosa di Pavia by train. There's a Trenord train from Milan (we took it from... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
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25 Mar 2017
“A beautiful architectural gem”
21 Jan 2017
“Easy to reach by train, and well worth the trip from Milan”
Certosa di Pavia, Italy
+39 0382 925613
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Either a short train ride or bus ride from the center of Pavia , La Certosa is a beautiful complex containing the tombs of Il Moro and Beatrice d'Este along with other members of the Visconti/Sforza family. In the church a guided tour is led...More

1  Thank Tracy E
Reviewed 21 January 2017

It is easy to reach Certosa di Pavia by train. There's a Trenord train from Milan (we took it from Porta Garibaldi, but it has other stops in Milan). Get off at the eponymous stop (it's the second-to-last stop on the line), walk through the...More

3  Thank FactotumDellaCitta
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

On our way to Milano , in Pavia, hide a beautifull place to visit.A huge church, with a big monastery. We came exactly in time 1430 and we were lucky to join the guided tour with one of the monks. It is interesting place ,...More

1  Thank ora399
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A jewel of architecture and a bless for the spirit. Go for the tour offered by the monks and visit also the internal part of the monastery.

1  Thank Giulicri
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

The church and monastery complex are both huge and very very interesting. The church is richly decorated and full of suprising trompe-l'oeils. Eventhough I love to know details about the place, I found the guided tour slightly boring and long. It's a shame the complex...More

1  Thank Rachelle G
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

The monastery is a place of beauty and the peaceful aura is bliss... Regardless if you are religious or not it's defiantly worth a visit 👍

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We spent a wonderful afternoon strolling around this exceptionally beautiful monastery. We were very impressed with the majesty of the architecture, the art and the sculptures. There is a very peaceful Church with quiet cloisters and a museum exhibiting the plaster mounds of the incredible...More

Thank cocoBramhall
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

One of the part of italy this beautiful church...it's very clean very simple and the history of this church it's very impressive

1  Thank Renji A
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Spent about an hour walking through some parts of it before we had lunch at nearby Locanda Vecchia Pavia Al Mulino. The monastery and Locanda restaurant combined make it a worthwhile trip from Milan. Wish I spent more time walking through the entire space.

1  Thank Adam D
Reviewed 11 November 2015

There is nothing much else to do in the city, but cloister is nice and worth seeing. If you are driving with a car and have a chance do visit - do it!

Thank Madara S
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Arlene L
We plan to visit the Certosa on Tuesday, September 6. Does it close for lunch at 11:30 for three hours? We will t6ake the train from Milan. How do we get from the train station to the entrance?
30 August 2016|
Response from Giulicri | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday the museum is closed, open only on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. In September the church and tour of the monastery are open: 9.00-11.30 am 2.30- 5.30 pm For information go on internet and check... More
davide b
per visitarla con un gruppo di 47 persone c'e' bisogno di una prenotazione
19 April 2017|
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Response from zano59 | Reviewed this property |
Direi che è meglio
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Часы работы в воскресенье я
14 March 2017|
Response from LenaV36 | Reviewed this property |
В воскресенье работает с 9 -11-30 и с 14-30 до 16 часов . Я была 26 декабря и всё равно в 14- 30 монастырь был открыт монахи проводят экскурсии нас было человек 10 и они провели экскурсию как мне сказали лучше подъехать или... More
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