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Abbazia di Montecassino

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Founded by St. Benedict in 529, this abbey has suffered devastation many times but has been magically recreated.
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Via Montecassino S.n.c., 03043, Cassino, Italy
+39 0776 311529
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

The stone work and masonry is spectacular all built by hand and lasted hundreds of years we spent a couple days roaming around Montcassino

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cspettett
Reviewed 1 December 2018

I was impressed with the beauty of this building.A treasure open to everyone to see and to appreciate. Well done to whoever had the courage and stamina to build and restore this gem.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matowisa
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This monastery was place for a ferocious battle between USA and Germany towards the end of WWII marking a breakthrough toward the liberation of Italy from Fascism/Nazism. Is in the town of Montecassino which is conveniently located about 1 1/2 hour south of Rome and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped in with our tour tour group as we were passing by in our way to Rome. It is a steep and winding drive which may make some nauseated. The abbey was essentially rebuilt after the war and is a beautiful building, but with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

A twisty road up, we had a fantastic coach driver who had done this many times before. There is a monument to the infamous battle. The monastery has been lovingly rebuilt and is breathtaking with views the the valley floor. On our trip down we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

Spent about 2hours walking the grounds and seeing the interiors. This is a must visit when in Cassino. Take time to get a guided tour of the monetary.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

This building dominates the horizon from miles around. Its been fully rebuilt since the war and the foolish bombing. We hired a taxi from our hotel in Casino to visit the Casino cemeteries, the Polish memorial near the top of the mountain and to have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank c n
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

There is a car park at the top and the views are amazing. As you drive up you will pass the war memorials - a real eye opener. The monastery itself is stunning and remains a poignant reminder of war and what it does. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank emloue
Reviewed 26 August 2018

It was just Beautiful could not have had a better day. The sun was shinning from the start to the end. The town of Cassino was also beautiful and well worth the visit

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Second time there and was very relaxing and empty, a place to collect your thoughts and look out into the valley. Tour was very interesting and loved the history of the Abbey. Will be back

Date of experience: August 2018
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7 July 2017|
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Response from GClife | Reviewed this property |
It's a very long steep walk There are no footpaths and with a windy road and traffic I would not recommend it We didn't see anyone walk up there You could always catch a taxi one way and bus back
27 September 2016|
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Response from news37 | Reviewed this property |
guided tour takes a couple of hours Don't know about time as we were on a group tour so all logistics were taken care of
22 August 2016|
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Response from GW22031 | Reviewed this property |
There are 40 steps to climb to get the Abbey church. I did not see any wheelchair ramp for the Church