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.

Facts & Stats on Subiaco Monastery

Go Historic ID
318637
Names
Subiaco Monastery
Holy Grotto
Monastery of St. Benedict
Sacred Cave
Sacro Speco
San Benedetto
Categories
Styles
Street Address
PP. Benedettini, Monastero S. Speco
Postcode
00028
Coordinates
41.916976° N, 13.118159° E
Phone Number
0774/85039

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Subiaco Monastery (Subiaco, Italy)
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Holly Hayes
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March 29, 2015