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In order to fight any further diffusion of Covid-19, people are advised to be cautious when meeting others. A distance of a meter or so should be kept.
.:. Starting from May 1st, 2022, providing evidence to be vaccinated or healed when entering some venues has no longer been compulsory, and from October 1st, 2022 face masks are requested in retirement homes and hospitals only.
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Closer to Pavia than to Milan - along a canal connecting the two towns - the building of this charterhouse began in 1386 by order of duke Gian Galeazzo Visconti. It was intended to be both a Carthusian monastery and a sepulchral church for the Viscontis.

The church of the Certosa (pronounce Tschar-toh-sah) has a unique ornate façade and beautiful works of art.

From inside the church you enter a small cloister, from which you pass into a much larger one, with its whole complex of cells as comfortable as was fitting for a religious order whose monks dedicated their life to study.

Pavia charterhouse

Village  South of Milan.
Less than 30 km from the city.
Take road 35 towards Pavia, along the Naviglio Pavese canal.

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