Subiaco Monastery

Subiaco Monastery

This hilltop monastery in Subiaco enshrines the sacred cave in which St. Benedict lived as a hermit before he organized his first monastic community. Inside, the church is covered in beautiful Gothic frescoes.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
Holy Grotto
Monastery of St. Benedict
Sacred Cave
Sacro Speco
San Benedetto
Subiaco Monastery


  1. Official Website of Subiaco Monastery. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <>