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Monastery

Beautifull old monastery and a teater in monastery ruins. Perfect place for weekend trip with... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2015
Jakub G
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Still standing since 1164 AD

On the outskirts of the small locality of Roma (also called Romakloster) on the island of Gotland... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2015
Reslysten54
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Roma Kungsgard, Roma, Gotland 622 54, Sweden
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Not much left. A couple of arches from the church but most of the stones were used for the current buildings which only date back to 1733. Huge parking lot (free). Some info about Roma from 1900 in Swedish. The area does have a restaurant,...More

Thank Nubus
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This monastery from the late 1100s played an important role in the history of Gotland. Today the ruins are the stage of theatre plays and other culture events. Also great to see the commitment from the local history association. A lovely visit - don't miss...More

Thank Anna T
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Magical place to wander around! Great info posts. Definitely worth a detour on your trip! A cultural beauty!

Thank Therese H
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Not the ususal "empty shell" ruin. Okay, there is an empty shell (where Shakespeare is performed summers, apparently), but there are also 3 other buildings. One, my favorite, has a 15 minute movie (cycles Swedish and English) that gives a useful take on the history...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Beautifull old monastery and a teater in monastery ruins. Perfect place for weekend trip with stroller. Few nice giftshops with handmade souvenirs.

Thank Jakub G
Reviewed 5 September 2015

On the outskirts of the small locality of Roma (also called Romakloster) on the island of Gotland, there is a remarkable piece of history still standing since the 12th century. Founded by Cisterian monks, the Abbey was closed and left to decay in the reformation...More

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