The Cistercian Poblet Monastery

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.

Cite this page as: UNESCO, "The Cistercian Poblet Monastery," in Smarthistory, May 27, 2021, accessed February 25, 2024,