Subiaco Monastery Subiaco, Italy

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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

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318637
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Street Address
PP. Benedettini, Monastero S. Speco
Postcode
00028
Coordinates
41.916976° N, 13.118159° E
Phone
0774/85039

Timeline

  • Anagni and San Benedetto

    As I mentioned in yesterday's post, Anagni Cathedral was a real highlight, thanks to its castle-like appearance and magnificent frescoed crypt. Anagni was the birthplace (and frequent residence) of four popes in the 1200s and its cathedral reflects that importance. {ph48} View from southeast, with handy parking lot...

References & Resources

  1. Official Website of Subiaco Monastery Official website.

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Subiaco Monastery (Subiaco, Italy)
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April 11, 2015