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How to visit the Certosa di Trisulti with the eighteenth-century Pharmacy and the National Library?

The Certosa di Trisulti dates back to the early 1200s, when Pope Innocent III assigned to the Carthusians the primitive Benedictine abbey founded by San Domenico di Sora shortly before the year 1000, not far from the current complex.

Among the buildings, the eighteenth-century Pharmacy stands out which testifies to the main activity of the Certosa until modern times, relating to the production of medicines and liqueurs. In front of the entrance is the Italian garden, decorated with animal shapes, where medicinal herbs used for the pharmaceutical activity of the monks are preserved, now restored to its original appearance.

On what days and times is the visit possible?

The complex is open every day with summer time (April 15 – October 15) from 10:00 to 13:30 and from 14:30 to 18:00 and in winter time (October 16 – April 14) all day from 10:00 to 16:00. Entrance is allowed up to half an hour before closing time. Closed on January 1st and December 25th.

How to visit the Certosa di Trisulti?

To organize a visit, we recommend that you contact the Certosa directly on the telephone number +39 0775 47024, or via email at the address: For more information, you can visit the official website

How much do the entrance and the visit cost?

Admission is free and on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays it is possible to participate in free visits, but for which reservations are required by calling 0775 47024 or by writing an email to:

Where is the Certosa di Trisulti located?

The Certosa di Trisulti is located in the municipality of Collepardo, in Via Trisulti 8, in the province of Frosinone, in Lazio

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