Monastery of Santa Maria Serrato

It was founded in the tenth century, enjoying the protection of the counts of Cerdanya and gentlemen Berguedà. Accumulated significant assets and their income allowed him to make significant architectural works from its founding until the nineteenth century. The works of the church of the monastery began in the late eleventh century, consecrated sent 1126.
It is a church of Latin cross, d'one nau, re covered with pointed vaultForced crown with arches and east by a semicircular apse decorated, To the exterior, by blind arches and Lombard bands. Under the cruise there is a crypt.
In the eighteenth century were carried out major refurbishment work: flanking the apses semicircular apse was replaced by the current square chapels; became the new gateway; s'enguixà the ship and all the church decorated with neoclassical elements.
The burning of the church during the civil war led to the destruction of its interior.
the campanar, a ponent, is a solid tower of the fourteenth century. In this century are also abbot's palace, i pati tower.
The Gothic cloister was replaced in the late eighteenth century to the present, style somewhere between baroque and neoclassical.
The set was declared Well of Cultural Interest in 1982.
Hours: Guided tours on Sundays at 13 h. Outside these hours, visits. Phone: 93.839.02.40