Montecassino Abbey (Abbazia di Montecassino) Tours.
Cassino War Cemetery lies in the Commune of Cassino, Province of Frosinone, 139 kilometres south-east of Rome. Take the autostrada A1 from Rome to Naples and leave it at the Cassino exit. Take the roundabout and take the third exit and follow the road signs to Cassino. On this road you will find the first of six clearly visible signposts to the cemetery and memorial. The cemetery is located.
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The Battle of Monte Cassino (also known as the Battle for Rome and the Battle for Cassino) was a costly series of four assaults by the Allies against the Winter Line in Italy held by Axis forces during the Italian Campaign of World War II.The intention was a breakthrough to Rome. At the beginning of 1944, the western half of the Winter Line was being anchored by Germans holding the Rapido.
Reminders of St. Benedict At the center of the entrance cloister (above) stands this beautiful bronze statue by the sculptor A. Selva. The work is based on the description given by St. Gregory the Great, who wrote the biography of St. benedict's life.
Monte Cassino (sometimes written Montecassino) is a rocky hill about 130 km southeast of Rome, Italy, 2 km to the west of the town of Cassino and 520 m altitude. Site of the Roman town of Casinum, it is best known for its historic abbey. St. Benedict of Nursia established his first monastery, the source of the Benedictine Order, here around 529.
Basilica at Monte Cassino by James Martin Montecassino Abbey Visiting Information. Visiting Hours: The monastery is open every day with hours varying by season (see web site below). Currently it opens at 8:30 or 9 AM and closes at 5PM in winter or 7PM from late March through October. On Sundays and holidays it’s open from 8:45 until 5:30 but.
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