Architecture Of Veruela Monastery

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Veruela Monastery is situated at the foot of Moncayo, in the small town of Vera Moncayo, between Boyle and Tarazona.Se is a twelfth-century Cistercian abbey, built by the monks of the Cistercian Order between 1145 and 1146, after receiving the donation of the valleys and MADERUELO Veruela by Don Pedro de Atares. It was declared a national monument in 1919.Durante the years 1617 and 1664, are appropriate to its expansion, the construction of the new monastery. The year 1835, the Confiscation of Mendizabal, caused the abandonment of the monastery by the monks, which had already occurred between 1808 and 1814, during the Napoleonic government.La Conservation Commission Artistic Monuments, declined in 1844 to pass to the highest bidder at auction, passing in 1845, to be kept by the Society of Jesus, installing a noviciado.Volvio to be abandoned from 1932 to 1939, during the Civil War 1998, becomes the property of the County Council Zaragoza.El Veruela Monastery is surrounded by a hexagonal wall of about 1 km in length. A gate in the medieval tower gives access to a wooded path that ends at the Romanesque church of the Twelfth Century Monastery Veruela center is the cloister, the Gothic style and built in the late fourteenth century. One of the features that delmonasterio, and are organized around church, chapter house, cilla, refectory and other dependencias.En one of the new monastic cells Gustavo Adolfo Becquer lodged in 1863-1864, finding inspiration to write his famous a Cartas my celdaa . Monastery Veruela no doubt part of its fame to the presence of poeta.En currently next to the monastery you can visit the Wine Museum Veruela Monastery: Campo de Borja. In it we learn more about viticulture, oenology and wine aging, particularly with regard to Campo de Borja and his most characteristic grape variety, Grenache. ..