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the cloisters

The See ancient canonical cloister has two artistically and chronologically different parts. On the one hand, the old one –of which only a little part is preserved-, is from the Romanesque era. Although, at first, some considered it from the 11th century because of its capitals primitivism, lately it has been dated at the beginning of the 13th century. A sequence of four arcades sustained by

paired columns composes it. The other cloister, located in an upper level, is from the 18th century. Four galleries with semicircular arcs built on pillars and stone corbels compose it. It is quite interesting its doorway, crowned by an ogee arc. In this area there are several and notable pieces of art as the original tympanum of the Romanesque front and the tomb of the canon Mulet, by Josep Sunyer (1719).