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Abbazia di Montecassino

Via Montecassino S.n.c., 03043 Cassino, Italy
+39 0776 311529
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Founded by St. Benedict in 529, this abbey has suffered devastation many times but has been magically recreated.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“st benedict” (16 reviews)
“polish cemetery” (32 reviews)
“beautiful abbey” (14 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Montecassino S.n.c., 03043 Cassino, Italy
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+39 0776 311529
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"st benedict"
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"polish cemetery"
in 32 reviews
"beautiful abbey"
in 14 reviews
"monte cassino"
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"white doves"
in 8 reviews
"winding road"
in 7 reviews
"during wwii"
in 18 reviews
"guided tour"
in 14 reviews
"dress code"
in 5 reviews
"views are spectacular"
in 5 reviews
"gold leaf"
in 4 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 4 reviews
"amazing history"
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"tranquil place"
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"guide book"
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"second world war"
in 14 reviews
"benedictine order"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took 2 days out of our trip to get here and have to say we were really disappointed.the view from the ground is stunning but the view from the abbey .......... is non existent. We are allowed access into the centre and only one...More

Thank KevinCBne
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We Europeans have too many historic sights we can visit so often we dont. I have visited the town of Cassino many many times and never found the time to visit the amazing Abbazia, even though I knew the history. Well finally I found the...More

Thank Simon F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a great activity for your Family this is a great choice. History and Beauty in one location! Learn about St. Benedict and St. Scholastica and the Beautiful Monastery and Museum! **Tip: Ask at Information Desk for a Family Private Tour...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderfully informative tour of the battlefields , cemeteries and the Abbey with Danila . She has researched intensively and together with well chosen videos of events we were comprehensively informed of all that took place during and after the several assaults on...More

Thank JosephSuisse
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We visites with Mum in Law as she had wanted to visit the area again afyer an absence of 12 years. My husbands grandfather fought in this region in WW2. A lift was available to bypass the main steps and in the abbey itself there...More

1  Thank JanNutty
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Even if you're not religious, the Abbey of Monte Cassino is a must visit if you are in this area. It has a long history but is probably better known for its place in the final stages of the Second World War. It's hard to...More

Thank JohnnyMcL
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Finally realised long held wish to visit the Abbazia and was not disappointed. Was guided by Elisa who really presented a fabulous tour , we learnt so much. The original "cell" of St Benedict is very atmospheric, as is the exploration behind the altar and...More

Thank DrDavidKJ
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

The abbey is extremely beautiful in itself, with some parts of it dating back to the 6th century and the rest beautifully reconstructed after WW2, according to the medieval layout and architecture. It houses a number of gorgeous medieval manuscripts. I recommend doing a guided...More

Thank Oana F
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Quite a windy road to reach the abbey but so worth it. The view of Cassino and the surrounding areas is beautiful. The abbey itself is one of my favourite places. I feel the peace and calm even with all the visitors that pass through...More

Thank n0nna1
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful and spiritual place, well worth a visit. Pay for a guided tour and see areas not open to visitors otherwise.

Thank Nat2291
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MargaretAnne565
6 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
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richju2
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
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naic982
21 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
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