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Certosa di Padula, Padula

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Religious Site · Architectural Building
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A World Heritage Site, Certosa di Padula is a large Carthusian monastery, or charterhouse, with the biggest cloister in the world, surrounded by 84 columns. During your visit, you will see the living conditions once experienced by the friars, who spent much of their days in small cells studying and praying. You will also see a spiral staircase carved from marble that leads to the library. Head outside to explore the stables and the olive oil mill. Arrange to visit Certosa di Padula and other attractions in Padula using our Padula trip itinerary builder tool.
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  • It is the second time that we visited the Padula Chartehouse. The first time was about 20 years ago. The Certosa di San Lorenzo or Certosa di Padula is the largest monastic complex in Southern Italy.....  more
    It is the second time that we visited the Padula Chartehouse. The first time was about 20 years ago. The Certosa di San Lorenzo or Certosa di Padula is the largest monastic complex in Southern Italy.....  more »
  • We were in the area with some time to kill. I saw some impressive pictures of the Certosa di Padua and decided it was the perfect place to stop and visit. We were there on Easter, with few other.....  more
    We were in the area with some time to kill. I saw some impressive pictures of the Certosa di Padua and decided it was the perfect place to stop and visit. We were there on Easter, with few other.....  more »
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  • This place represents one of the most important Places in Salerno. It's a must visit
  • go see the stairs and the great courtyards, an underrated architectural gem

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