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Monte Cassino, Cassino

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Built on the site of a sixth-century monastery, Monte Cassino was designed by some of southeastern Europe's finest artists before its papal consecration in 1041. The abbey has been restored since its destruction in 1944 during the Battle of Monte Cassino. View relics, mosaics, manuscripts, and other artifacts as you wander the hallways and courtyards. The hike to the monastery, which is on a 520 m (1,706 ft) high hill, is extremely steep. Plan to take public transportation to the top. Check online for details about religious services and special events. To visit Monte Cassino on your holiday in Cassino, and find out what else Cassino has to offer, use our Cassino trip generator.
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  • We stopped at Monte Cassino after three days in Rome, then our mind was addicted compared to beauty, yet the Abbey of Montecassino has surprised and amazed us by its grandeur and beauty. Too bad it was a cloudy day and rainy and so not able to admire the view over the Valley. We will be back.
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  • Guys what a beautiful Abbey and there is a fantastic view and even children have been fascinated ... We will advise everyone to take a ride. ...
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  • Beautiful Abbey ... With the simple guide to 3 € bought at the entrance, you can enjoy a guided tour by history and illustrated description. Religious and mystical place. Wonderful the crypt with the mosaic and the chapels of San Mauro and San Placido. I highly recommend visiting this place of prayer, art and peace.
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