Jescalbus / travel excursion of Girona to Montserrat Barcelona
TRAVEL EXCURSION OF GIRONA TO MONTSERRAT BARCELONA
It is a solid, singular form is located to the northwest of Barcelona stands to the west of the river Llobregat . In 1987 it was declared a natural park to ensure its preservation. In addition to the monastery, the mountain has a significant number of small churches and hermitage.
In Montserrat to visit the monastery which has a library with nearly 300,000 volumes, a choir of children singers, which is considered the conservatory, children's, Europe's oldest), and a museum containing works of artists such as el Greco, Picasso or Salvador Dalí. You will also find some treasures from Ancient Egypt including a mummy
The Virgin, popularly known as "la Moreneta" for its dark color, is a Romanesque carving of wood dated to the late TWELFTH century , its color is the result of the transformation of the varnish with the passage of time.