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Great place

A beautiful place. Make sure you go everywhere in the buildings. It is serene, little gold and art... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
lynxh
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Oslo, Norway
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This retreat is so peaceful

So much is made of cathedrals and basilicas and the arts that they hold, and rightfully so. But a... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
ukester
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18 Feb 2017
“Great place”
28 Oct 2016
“This retreat is so peaceful”
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Via San Tommaso d'Aquino 1, 04015 Fossanova, Italy
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

A beautiful place. Make sure you go everywhere in the buildings. It is serene, little gold and art, many nice details.

Thank lynxh
Reviewed 28 October 2016

So much is made of cathedrals and basilicas and the arts that they hold, and rightfully so. But a visit to a monastery leaves you with an understanding of religious retreats and their purpose to their faiths.

Thank ukester
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Have seen many a church/cathedral etc. in my time as they say but the largeness and simplicity of this abbey made me feel quite emotional. In fact I still do! Worth a walk round the grounds as well. I agree with all the top reviewers...More

Thank jerryhardy
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This is my 4th? visit to the abbey in the last 30+ years and it gets better every time! I learn something new on each visit. On this visit I discovered that the block of granite off to a corner of the abbey is where...More

Thank DaianaMag
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Visiting the Abbey at Fossanova was a delight. The abbey itself is beautiful, very simple and with minimal adornment, it is clearly a mun-loved place of worship and reflection. The chapel of St Thomas Aquinas is a must-see, and the surrounding buildings and courtyard are...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2015

An impressive abbey with many interesting architectural features especially the individual columns surrounding the cloisters. The grounds are quite large and walking through the hamlet was a peaceful experience. We stopped for drinks under some shady trees at cafe where prices were reasonable. I was...More

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