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Monuments, Tombs, Art, and Devotion in Monserrat, Spain

In the Basilica de Santa Maria de Montserrat are the tombs of Don Juan de Aragon, Prince of the Royal House of Catalonia, and Bernat II Vilamari, a Spanish Admiral who served the King of Aragon and the King of Naples and … Continue reading

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Chapels in the Montserrat Basilica, Montserrat, Spain

In addition to the famous Black Madonna, the Virgin of Montserrat in the sanctuary of the Mare de Deu de Montserrat, the Basilica of Santa Maria de Montserrat includes side chapels lining the walls on both sides of the basilica.  … Continue reading

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Monasterio de Santa Maria de Montserrat, Montserrat, Spain

Once at the Monastery of Saint Mary of Montserrat, one approaches the basilica from Plaza de Santa Maria, enters a roofless, interior courtyard, and then enters the basilica itself.  Above the doorways to the basilica is a bas relief depiction … Continue reading

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Montserrat, Spain

From Barcelona, my journey took me to Montserrat, site of a monastery high in the mountains.  The views were magnificent. Monasterio de San Benito de Montserrat SOURCE:  Monasterio de San Benito de Montserrat (Montserrat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain); photographed by Stephen … Continue reading

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