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La Certosa di San Giacomo

Via Certosa, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
+39 081 837 6218
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Hidden gem, worth a visit.

We could see this Monastery from our hotel. We went down to investigate one day. It is cheap to get... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2015
Dublin, Ireland
Worth a visit!

Follow the pathways for breathtaking views of the cliffs, sparkling water and I Faraglioni. For... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2015
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This charterhouse or Carthusian Monastery was established in 1371 and built by Giacomo Arcuccio, great chamberlain of the Angevine court.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“capri town” (4 reviews)
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Via Certosa, Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
+39 081 837 6218
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Reviewed 24 July 2015

We could see this Monastery from our hotel. We went down to investigate one day. It is cheap to get in (4euro each) and it is well worth a visit. It has lovely gardens around the back which has amazing views, it had an art...More

Thank marionbarry08
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Follow the pathways for breathtaking views of the cliffs, sparkling water and I Faraglioni. For travelers seeking the beauty of Capri away from the crowds, this is Paradise!

Thank 278vjp
Reviewed 11 June 2015

This is an art gallery, a monastery, a performance hall, a cloister and a museum. All of it simple and quiet and completely lovely. Nothing spectacular; yet we would not want to have missed it.

1  Thank phototheworld
Reviewed 27 October 2014

A quiet ex monastery which was having an art exhibition when I visited. It is in a fairly original repair with some beautiful frescoes and a charming church. A quiet and interesting place.

Thank drgrun
Reviewed 11 October 2014

If you like modern art you will love this place and give it 5 stars. Art apart the ex monastery is interesting, not stunning. The entrance to the garden is hard to find (not marked), but has a lovely view. But if it's just the...More

3  Thank Ter35
Reviewed 8 September 2014

We were impressed by the proportions and peaceful grace of this place - somewhere to relax and contemplate.

Thank JonathanSymonds
Reviewed 12 July 2014

La Certosa di San Giacomo is a remaining of a church and it is turned into average Museum. I like to know something about building which I visit, it's history and stories, but there is no audio guide or any written guide inside, so you...More

Thank Natasa B
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Part of our trip to Capri was to this Charterhouse ,close to the town?i enjoyed the peace away from the busy town

Thank Mary38677
Reviewed 28 May 2014

If you're visiting Capri for the day this is worth a visit, particularly for the view over the sea from the garden. Moreover it is close to the small Garden of Augustus. However, signing post from Capri town is poor. We first headed out to...More

Thank OandA-London
Reviewed 29 November 2013

I'm a little behind in my TA reviews so the photogrphy exhibition that was in in this old monastry may be over by now but it was a brilliant collection of work by 3 different artists of Capri, Italy and histroric rooms. There was also...More

Thank Ann T
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