Subiaco Monastery Subiaco, Italy early 13th cent.
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.
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- Subiaco MonasteryHoly GrottoMonastery of St. BenedictSacred CaveSacro SpecoSan Benedetto
- 41.916976° N, 13.118159° E
- PP. Benedettini, Monastero S. Speco00028
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- Holly Hayes
- October 8, 2013
- Last updated
- July 11, 2014