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SANT CRISTÒFOL MONASTERY


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Its foundation dates back to 1599, when four devout women of the village community life began with the intention of founding a monastery

The monastery of San Cristobal de Ibiza in Dalt Vila, is by far the oldest of the island institution force. Its foundation dates back to 1599, when four devout women of the village community life began with the intention of founding a monastery. They were times of religious effervescence and desire for reform in the Church, so soon they were added two other candidates. To secure its future, the university, local government body, granted as perpetual charity money for each Modin exported salt.

Due to the hardships of the times and the scarcity of resources, the most costly and difficult tasks were to adapt the old houses to monastic life. Broiled, construction of the church and other agencies began, which lasted many years. XVII century building that was demolished in 1961, rebuilt in its present form during the following decades. Still, inside the building many of the historical and artistic objects that have accumulated over the more than four hundred years of history of the house are preserved. In addition, inside it is common to hear the chanting of religious, separated from parishioners by grates

HOW TO GET It is nothing more to conclude the Carrer de Joan Roman, who is a continuation of Pere Tur, which starts at the city hall of Can Botino in Dalt Vila. That is, on the main route that ascends to the Cathedral

SCHEDULE Visit: 9 to 13 and 16 to 20 hours. Masses: 9 hours