Serra San Bruno Charterhouse

Serra San Bruno, Italy

Serra San Bruno Charterhouse is a famous Carthusian monastery. The town is named after Saint Bruno of Cologne, who founded the Carthusian Order in 1053 and the Grande Chartreuse, mother house of the Carthusians, near Grenoble, in France. He built the charterhouse of Serra San Bruno in 1095, and died here in 1101.


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Founded: 1095
Category: Religious sites in Italy


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Minh Long (17 months ago)
It’s one of my favorite destination in Calabria. Although visitors can only access to a small corner of the monastery as a museum, it is nevertheless very interesting, well kept, and the ticket costs only 2 euro. The surrounding area is quiet and beautiful. If you drive here from one of the coastal towns, the change of climate and landscape is significant. It’s almost like entering another country.
Frank Antonio (2 years ago)
Beautiful architecture
Contessa DiMaggio (3 years ago)
Tranquil, spiritual place to visit
Bruno Schiafone (3 years ago)
michael macri (5 years ago)
What a amazing place to go back in time and see how life was and is to this day.
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