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Monasterio de San Juan de Duero (Arcos de San Juan de Duero)

Camino Monte de Las Animas s/n, 42005 Soria, Spain
+34 975 23 02 18
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Small, beautiful cloister and church

Others have described the history etc. This a small site on the edge of a lovely river, on the edge... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gulliva
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Australia
The most perfect collection of Romanesque arches

This must be the most perfect collection of Romanesque arches in Spain, possibly in the whole of... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
PublicTransportFan
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Birmingham
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Camino Monte de Las Animas s/n, 42005 Soria, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Others have described the history etc. This a small site on the edge of a lovely river, on the edge of an industrial town which has lots of 'old' interesting buildings. I was intrigued by the capitals, all beautifully and clearly carved, telling their story....More

Thank Gulliva
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This must be the most perfect collection of Romanesque arches in Spain, possibly in the whole of Europe! As I am an arch-obsessive, it made me very very happy. There are arches outside, different shapes (some quite unusual) and also inside in the church, which...More

Thank PublicTransportFan
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Built in the XII c. this monastery is a great example of Romanesque architecture. There is an impressive cloister to discover - well preserved - as well as the remains of a church where columns' capitals are nicely decorated with allegorical scenes. Recommended if you're...More

Thank Emira T
Reviewed 25 July 2015

A long, hot walk across town and over the lovely river Duero is a striking sight. A group of people later known as the Knights of Malta took over a church to make it their headquarters after returning from the crusades. The wonderful cloister has...More

1  Thank JandJMelbourne
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Happen to visit cousins during the fiestas de San Juan. What a party! Music, drinks and food mixed with people from all over the world. Soria has many sites like caveman drawings, cathedral, and a monastery by the river. The river is the place to...More

Thank Michael s
Reviewed 24 December 2014

This place is easily reachable in Soria. It, too, is situated along the river. There is a parking lot that is very convenient and the entrance is a short stroll away. This is a very interesting place, but could benefit from additional information. The little...More

Thank Bea3769
Reviewed 4 October 2014

We came here as part of our recent trip to Soria. It's a reasonable 20 minute walk, mostly downhill from the main part of town - which means that you have an uphill walk to look forward to on the way back. There's a pleasant...More

1  Thank madamedefarge
Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

This place was fantastic. Food, wine, service was best we ever had. Would go again in heartbeat. Paths were greT, like going back in time 300 years!!

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Beautiful historic site along the Duero river. Great walking trails have been added along both banks of the river.

1  Thank espanolalc
Reviewed 20 December 2012

Just how did they mange to make the cloisters arches? it's amazing. It's worth taking a walk along the river or up into the townm especially on Thursday which is markey day.

Thank digbyl177
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