Royal Monastery of Santes Creus [El Monestir de Santes Creus]

The K2 (2016)

This is where Ko An-Na (Yoona of Girls’ Generation) is brought to as a child in The K2 (더 케이투) (tvN, 2016)and from where she flees, once adult, in episode 1.

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Royal Monastery of Santes Creus [El Monestir de Santes Creus] — its total Spanish name being ‘Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Santes Creus’ and in the original Catalan language ‘Reial Monestir de Santes Creus’– is a Cistercian monastery complex that dates back to the year 1174, when construction work on its facade started. It is best known under the shorter version of its name: ‘El Monestir de Santes Creus’, or just ‘Santes Creus’. It is located in the township of Aiguamúrcia in the Tarragona Province.

Plaza Jaume el Just, s/n, 43815 Aiguamúrcia-Santes Creus, Tarragona
Geolocation: 41.3461958, 1.3634636
— submitted by Marion KDL

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  1. Actually, the full original name is “Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Santes Creus” or “Reial Monestir de Santes Creus”, in the original Catalan language. It is better known as simply el Monestir de Santes Creus, or even just Santes Creus. In English, this would translate as the Royal Monastery of Saint Mary of the Holy Crosses, but only part of the name is officially translated, as Royal Monastery of Santes Creus. In Spanish, it is indeed officially translated as “Real Monasterio de Santes Creus”. See these official pages in English:

    1. Hi Catalina, Many thanks for the precisions; always appreciated! I hope it is correct now.

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