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Museo etnografico Casa Cristo

C/ dels Cavallers, 2, La Mosquera, Encamp AD200, Andorra
+376 833 551
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Fascinating Time Capsule Faithfully Preserved

The Comú d'Encamp showed some vision when they bought this abandoned time capsule of a dwelling... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
GervasDouglas
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Encamp, Andorra
Lovely authentic Andorran house

This was an unexpected delight. Many "ethnographic" museums contain a mixture of items from... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
FrankSmits
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Amersham, United Kingdom
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C/ dels Cavallers, 2, La Mosquera, Encamp AD200, Andorra
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Comú d'Encamp showed some vision when they bought this abandoned time capsule of a dwelling. It is scrupulously preserved with the inhabitants' belongings on display so as to give the observer vivid insight into the details and structure of their hard and simple peasant...More

Thank GervasDouglas
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This was an unexpected delight. Many "ethnographic" museums contain a mixture of items from different sources to reflect the area. What makes Casa Cristo so special is that it is a house, frozen in time, when the elders of the five inhabitants has died and...More

Thank FrankSmits
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Cal Cristo. The house is a time capsule which is well worth seeing. The guide was a true professional and she really made the tour something special. The rescued dog at the front door is sweet too.

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Cal Cristo is the family house of a lower middle class Andorran farmer, preserved in the state it was in the 19th century. The house, on 4 floors, situated slap bang in the middle of Encamp village, was the home to three generations and, of...More

Thank 204Noggin
Reviewed 9 August 2012

Casa Cristo is a house that has been preserved. Even though it is in a built-up part of the town is is a rural dwelling, almost a farmhouse, set up as it would have been lived in about a hundred years ago. I found it...More

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