Monastero di San Benedetto reviews
Evidently the tower of the church was built taller than the Cathedral so as to highlight the power of the Cistercian Nuns who ran the monastery. It is beautiful and on our visit we were taken on a... more »
When this was a convent, the nuns even had a bishop, one of the few churches at the time with a female at such a high position in the Catholic Church. The church itself is a beautiful small church... more »
Saint Benedict's Convent is an enchanting monuments, full of beauty and stories!
Wonderful convent that you have beautifully to welcome cultural events. The cloisters of great artistic and historical interest are well preserved and document the stratification of medieval and Baroque interventions. The bell tower dominates the bell tower, an example of competition of low targeted with the bishop.
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