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This monastery was founded in the 9C and is a symbol of the continuation of the Christian faith during the Muslim occupation. It was chosen as a pantheon by the kings and noblemen of Aragon-Navarre. In the 17C, another monastery was built higher up. The oldest elements thus remain at the lower level: the lower church is one of the few surviving Mozarabic buildings in the region. The pantheon courtyard of Aragon noblemen (11C-14C), the upper church (with the royal pantheon) and the cloister are set in the upper part.

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  • mid Jul-Aug: all day; rest of year: morning and afternoon - closed Mon (Nov-mid Mar), 1 Jan, 25 Dec

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