Sant Pere del Burgal

Sant Pere del Burgal is a Romanesque Benedictine monastery in Escaló, in the municipality of La Guingueta d'Àneu, Pallars Sobirà, Catalonia, Spain. The monastery was first mentioned in a precept of Count Raymond of Toulouse in 859. It later became a priory of the abbey of Roussillon. It fell into decline and was secularized in 1570 and confiscated in 1835.[1] It contains frescoes dated to the 11th century.


  1. "Monestir de Sant Pere del Burgal" (in Catalan). Monestirs de Catalunya. Retrieved 2 December 2013.

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Coordinates: 42°32′49″N 1°10′6″E / 42.54694°N 1.16833°E / 42.54694; 1.16833

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