Photo Tour - Monastery of Santa Maria de Ripoll, Spain / by JD Andrews

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The Benedictine Monastery in Ripoll was founded by Count Wilfred "The Hairy" in the 9th century.

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The main feature of the monastery is its Romanesque front façade dating from the 12th century, which is divided into seven horizontal strips, in which Biblical, historical and allegorical scenes are depicted.

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The two-story cloister is located on the south side of the church.

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Location

Plaza de l'Abat Oliba 

LocationPlaza de l'Abat Oliba17500 Ripoll (Girona)