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
Dates
early 13th cent.

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
PP. Benedettini, Monastero S. Speco
Subiaco, Italy
00028
Contact
0774/85039

Resources for Subiaco Monastery

  1. Official Website of Subiaco Monastery Official website.

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Subiaco Monastery - Subiaco, Italy