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Monastero di San Benedetto

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Woman power in the Catholic Church

Evidently the tower of the church was built taller than the Cathedral so as to highlight the power... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2018
marymcc2013
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Limerick, Ireland
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Monastery and convent with interesting history

When this was a convent, the nuns even had a bishop, one of the few churches at the time with a... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2017
Hitcher84
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Camarillo, California
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Apr 13, 2018
“Woman power in the Catholic Church”
Nov 16, 2017
“Monastery and convent with interesting history”
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

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 tour of some very old paintings depicting...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

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 with a distinct bell tower covered...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed December 31, 2016

Very serene and peaceful place. Not your usual tourist location but definitely worth a visit, especially if you need some space to mull things over, gives you perspective.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed July 5, 2016

I enjoyed visitng alone this nice monastery with a large cloister. very quiet and peaceful place for visit and for meditation!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Simona A
Reviewed September 29, 2015

we just got back and I really enjoy this area. I went the first time with Insight Tours which were excellent too.. Malio was my tour guide and he said he was going to take us to a restuant that night which was also a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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