This Cistercian abbey in Catalonia is one of the largest in Spain. At its centre is a 12th-century church. The austere, majestic monastery, which has a fortified royal residence and contains the pantheon of the kings of Catalonia and Aragon, is an impressive sight.
The Cistercian Poblet Monastery
Cite this page as: UNESCO, "The Cistercian Poblet Monastery," in Smarthistory, May 27, 2021, accessed March 28, 2023, https://smarthistory.org/the-cistercian-poblet-monastery/.