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071013 - Staffarda - 03 - Abazia Certosina

Abazia di Staffarda: the Cloister

An important medieval building, founded between 1135 and 1138 by the

Cistercian monks. It continued to be developed throughout the 13th-century.

The church itself was built between 1150 and 1210.

The facade is Romanesque and is preceded by a narthex from 1250.

The interior is designed with three simple and austere naves.

 

Staffarda is 60 km southward from Turin and 10 km far from Saluzzo.

 

The Abbey of Staffarda

L'Ordine Mauriziano

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Taken on October 13, 2007