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Snow topped mountain range, Sierra de la Demanda, behind a monastery, Monasterio de Yuso, San Millan de la Cogolla, La Rioja, Spain
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In the 10C, a Mozarabic monastery and church (Suso) were built on the site of a hermit’s tomb, and in 1053 monks settled in the valley (Yuso). The first manuscripts in the Castilian language were written here.

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  • Suso Monastery Interesting

    E - 26226 San Millán de la Cogolla

    The Mozarabic 10C building, partly hewn from the rock, has a cubical apse with large sculpted crows. Next to the church, a necropolis of monks buried in the caves was found.

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  • Yuso Monastery

    E - 26226 San Millán de la Cogolla

    The current monastery was built from the 16-18C. The treasury contains some splendid ivories that decorated two 11C reliquaries, whose precious stones were pillaged by Napoleon's soldiers.

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