Monestir de Santa Maria de Poblet
The Royal Abbey of Santa Maria de Poblet (Catalan: Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Poblet) is a Cistercian monastery, founded in 1151, located at the feet of the Prades Mountains, in the comarca of Conca de Barberà, in Catalonia (Spain). It was founded by Cistercian monks from France on lands conquered from the Moors. The main architect was Arnau Bargués.
Poblet was the royal pantheon of the kings of the Crown of Aragon since James I of Aragon. Some of the most important royal sepulchres have alabaster statues that lie over the tomb.
The twenty closest neighbours in the database:
Tarragona (Spain) (32 km), Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey (68 km), Palau and Park Güell (92 km), Sagrada Família (92 km), Barcelona (Spain) (92 km), Perpignan (France) (210 km), Lourdes (France) (212 km), Carcassonne (France) (229 km), Valencia (Spain) (245 km), Pamplona (Spain) (276 km), Biarritz (France) (318 km), San Sebastián (Spain) (332 km), Aigues-Mortes (France) (353 km), Rocamadour (France) (383 km), Nîmes (France) (383 km), Sarlat-la-Canéda (France) (390 km), Bilbao (Spain) (392 km), Pont du Gard (402 km), Miramas le Vieux (France) (405 km), Estadio Bernabéu (413 km)