Benedictine Monasteries

monasteries

A. Benedictine monastery Ostrov u Davle, founded circa 1000.
1. Romanesque basilica; 2. Romanesque and Gothic monastic quarters, on the site of the earlier wooden structures from the 11th century.
B. Benedictine monastery in Sázava, founded probably in 1032.
1. Romanesque and Gothic church; 2. Romanesque and Gothic monastic enclosure;
3.Romanesque and Gothic prelates' enclosure - all structures erected on the site of earlier wooden buildings;
4. The lay brothers' enclosure from the
11-13th century, with the tetraconchal church of the Holy Cross, consecrated in 1070.

Return to Images index