Monestir de Sant Pere de Rodes

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Monestir de Sant Pere de Rodes
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Monestir de Sant Pere de Rodes

The monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes is a Cultural Asset of National Interest

The Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes, located in Port de la Selva, was once a Benedictine monastery in the former county of Empúries. It's a large-scale monastic site, made up of a church (built in the Romanesque style and influenced by late Roman architecture), cloister and various monastic dependencies in its surrounds. The first document that mentions the monastery comes from 878, in which it appears as a simple monastic cell dedicated to Sant Pere (Saint Peter). It wasn't until 945 that it was considered an independent Benedictine monastery, governed by an abbot. Its true origins are, however, as yet unknown. 

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Venue name: Monestir de Sant Pere de Rodes
Contact:
Address: Camí del Monestir, s/n
El Port de la Selva
17489
Opening hours: Oct-May: Tue-Sun 10am-5.30pm. Jun-Sep: Tue-Sun 10am-8pm.
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