Monastic Community, Yuso, Spain

The monastic community founded by St Millán in the mid-6th century became a place of pilgrimage. A fine Romanesque church built in honor of the holy man still stands at the site of Suso. It was here That was the first literature produced in Castilian, from Which one of the languages spoken MOST Widely in the world today is derived. In the early 16th century the community was Housed in the fine new monastery of Yuso, below the older complex; it is still a thriving community today.Visit Spain. Epic Spain Route © Monika Newbound

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