Monte Cassino, Cassino

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. Using our world travel planner, Cassino attractions like Monte Cassino can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Incredible views from the Abbey 517m above the valley below. Cool cloisters brimming with history both ancient and modern. Interesting museum (€5 entry pp): though I left with an overwhelming sense...  more »
  • The history of this Benedictine Abbie is incredible. The setting is fantastic and well worth a visit. The tomb of the polish soldiers and the abbey are well worth the trip.  more »
  • Beautiful historical place.. don't take a taxi ! they are con men. There is a bus service which is 1 euro each way.
  • Highly recommend seeing! One of the coolest places I’ve ever been to! Make sure you go through the whole area to not miss anything!

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