SPAIN - The Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria de Monserrat is built into the mountain and offers visitors a staggering view. Monserrat is translated 'sawed mountain'. It is about 45 km northwest of Barcelona.
The site of this building is near the main train station in Saint-Etienne, an area undergoing significant redevelopment. The changes will bring high-density land use to this vital liaison point between the centre of Saint-Etienne and the new Chateaucreux
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