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Kostanjevica Castle
Škrabčeva ulica 1, Nova Gorica Route Planner
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Mon-Sat: 9am-noon, 3pm-5pm, Sun (tombs only): 3pm-5pm

Description

Commonly called "castle", it is in fact a vast Cistercian monastery; founded in 1234, it was one of the richest in the region, also known as the Gorizia monastery. It was a victim of the reformist agenda of Emperor Joseph II and closed in the late 18C. Its crypt contains the tomb of King Charles X of France, who died in exile. Rebuilt after the Second World War, it still has an impressive arcaded courtyard.

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