The Cistercians are a Roman Catholic monastic order.

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Agrigento The Archaeological Museum was partly built on the remains of the walls of a 13th-century Cistercian monastery. The so-called Oratory of the Phalaris dates from the 2nd century BC and is the only cult building in Agrigentum that was newly erected during Roman times. In the Middle Ages it was integrated into the Cistercian monastery as an oratory.
Brú na Bóinne Newgrange was the grange of a Cistercian Monastry
Burgundy Monastery of the Cistercian Nuns (Monastère des Bernardines) in Dijon
Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
Cordoba Monasterio de la Encarnación
Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios Daphni: (1205) given to the Cistercian Abbey of Bellevaux, who added their own cloister and twin pointed arches in the Gothic style to the façade of the church. (wiki)
Florence Santa Maria Maddalena dei Pazzi : "The Cistercian order from Badia a Settimo took control of the site in 1332 and moved to it in 1442 (...)".
Great Spa Towns of Europe Lichtenthal Abbey at Baden Baden
Holasovice ... who gave the village, along with several others, to the Cistercian Monastery at Vyšší Brod, which retained possession until 1848. ... The Cistercians brought in settlers from other possessions of the order in Bavaria and Austria (AB ev)
Kutna Hora
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces Hauterive (1138), Hautcrêt (1141) et Montheron (1142)
Maulbronn Monastery
Monastery of Alcobaça
Poblet Monastery
Rammelsberg and Goslar Walkenried
Route of Santiago de Compostela Sobrado Abbey "is a Cistercian monastery".
Siena "Siena doubtless benefited from the experience of the monks of the Cistercian abbey of San Galgano." "The Cistercian monks of the abbey of San Galgano (...) led the work at the cathedral between 1258 and 1314." (AB Ev)
Studley Royal Park
Syracuse The Church of Santa Lucia alla Badia was entirely destroyed by the earthquake of 1693, and the reconstruction can be attributed to the mother abbess of the Cistercian nuns between 1695 and 1703. (Wikipedia)
Val di Noto Santa Maria delle Scale in Ragusa "was built by the Cistercian monks of the Abbey of Santa Maria di Roccadia in Lentini, in the first half of the 13th century".


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