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Els absis de Sant Llorenç / The apses of Sant Llorenç | by SBA73
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Els absis de Sant Llorenç / The apses of Sant Llorenç

Al cim de La Mola, símbol del Vallès, trobem la magnífica església del monestir de Sant Llorenç del Munt, en un auster romànic. La capçalera triabsidial és una de les parts més remarcables, i aquella que et dóna la benvinguda si puges pel Camí dels Monjos.

 

www.monestirs.cat/monst/valloc/vo07munt.htm

 

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On the top of the mountain of La Mola, at 1.100 meters above sea level (3.600 ft.), in the XI Century they built a romanesque abbey, called Sant Llorenç del Munt. Of the abbey only the church remains, built in a severe version of the romanesque, quite usual in Catalonia, but perfect for the lonely mountain top were it's placed.

 

Info (in catalan or spanish) about the abbey:

 

www.monestirs.cat/monst/valloc/vo07munt.htm

 

And here's an aerial view of the abbey and the mountain:

www.enciclopedia.cat/fitxa_v2.jsp?NDCHEC=0060193

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Taken on February 27, 2011