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Certosa di San Giacomo was a Carthusian monastery, founded in 1363 by Giacomo Arcucci on the island of Capri, Campania, southern Italy. It is now a museum and is used for cultural events. The buildings that formed the charterhouse have three main areas: the pharmacy and women's church, the buildings for monks, and those for guests. The cloister (Chiostro Grande) is of a late Renaissance design, while the Chiostro Piccolo features Roman marble columns.See La Certosa di San Giacomo and all Capri has to offer by arranging your trip with our Capri tour itinerary maker site.
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I did not see so many people visiting this place, and I wonder why. Ok, it requires a ticket, but the site is quite nice, even if you don't appreciate that type of painting. This monastery has a... more »
The Certosa is impressive from the higher vantage point of Capri Town but when you actually get down there, there's little of interest. If you're staying in Capri Town, it's worth a pre dinner... more »
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