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Nice Medium-sized cathedral

The place is medium sized. There are exhibits of the Miraflores antiques. There are some videos to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Janet L
Fantastic gothic monastery

It is a must go. It was almost all built in the times of Isabella I, the Catholic and it is a... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
flaviaes57
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Miraflores was originally a hunting lodge built by King Enrique III at the beginning of the 15th century and then converted into a monastery by the Carthusian monks, who continue there today. The remarkable church is considered one of the principal...more
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Calle Cartuja de Miraflores | Carretera de Fuentes Blancas s/n, 09002 Burgos, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is medium sized. There are exhibits of the Miraflores antiques. There are some videos to show their history. You can donate a euro and some statues light up. There is no english explanation for some exhibits. But, the colours are all pretty nice....More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 13 June 2018

It is a must go. It was almost all built in the times of Isabella I, the Catholic and it is a wonderful example of gothic art.

Thank flaviaes57
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The monastery is a bit outside the city so you have to walk for more than half an hour. But it is worth, the monastery is beautifull. The entrance is a free gift.

Thank Erik13nl
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I did not know what to expect when visiting this monastery. We accidentally walked by on a short walk from the nearby camping where we stayed. What a surprise. Rarely one can see so well preserved religious artifacts. Clearly this is also due to the...More

1  Thank fere0010
Reviewed 19 April 2018

This is a 10 min drive from the center. The chapel is well worth the trip for a piece of history. This houses the mausoleum of the king and queen of Portugal carved in Alabaster. Just incredible detail. The main altarpiece - an outstanding example...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

If you only have time to see one incredible piece of historic art, see the mausoleum of Juan II and Isabel of Portugal carved and completed in alabaster in 1499 by the Renaissance master Gil de Siloe. It’s beauty and craftsmanship defy belief.

2  Thank Rb2495
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Lovely stop on our trip across the Camino. A perfect guide book in english was provided upon entry for self-guiding through this monastery. The pamphlet includes diagrams and good explanations of what you are seeing. A beautifully-written apology is offered on back of the guide...More

2  Thank travelhungry15
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Calm oasis 10 minutes drive from central Burgos, monastery in a lovely woodland setting. This is a working monastery, we didn’t see the monks but we did hear their singing. There is a little shop as you go in where you can buy things made...More

1  Thank Thewanderingwinos
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This was our favourite place to visit in Burgos, the visit is limited to the church and a small museum but the atmosphere is very special. The staff is welcoming and there is plenty of interpretive information in English. Entry is free but donations are...More

2  Thank rob091
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This is the most wonderful Monastery. I think it is an absolutely must see stop around Burgos. I shall go back for another visit, as I could not take all of it in at one go. À merveille du monde.

2  Thank marjoriehulot
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