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Lives Dedicated to Labour and Silence: Poblet Monastery. ©NHK/ UNESCO TV 1991
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Lives Dedicated to Labour and Silence: Poblet Monastery

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Poblet
Catalonia
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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.

Place/country: Spain,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Credits: NHK (publisher), UNESCO WHC (producer). UNESCO TV (producer).
Published in: 1991

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