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Monastery at Monte Cassino - Italy - World War II Battle - European Tourist Guide - euro-t-guide.com
The Monastery at Monte Cassino is located at a rocky hill approx. 130 km. southeast of Rome. It's history goes back to approx. year 530. After the Allied World War II landing in southern Italy in 1943 the allied advances was stop at Monte Cassino. The monastery turned out to be an almost impossible stronghold to conquer, so the "Battle of Monte Cassino" took a lot of both Allied and German lives.         

   

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Some of the many historical religious items displayed at museum of the Monastery at Monte Cassino.

Some of the many historical religious items displayed at museum of the Monastery at Monte Cassino.
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The Monastery at Monte Cassino seen from the town of Cassino.

The Monastery at Monte Cassino seen from the town of Cassino.
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Some of the many historical religious items displayed at museum of the Monastery at Monte Cassino.

Some of the many historical religious items displayed at museum of the Monastery at Monte Cassino.
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The central stairs inside the Monastery at Monte Cassino.

The central stairs inside the Monastery at Monte Cassino.
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Some of the many historical religious items displayed at museum of the Monastery at Monte Cassino.

Some of the many historical religious items displayed at museum of the Monastery at Monte Cassino.
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One of the fountains inside the Monastery at Monte Cassino.

One of the fountains inside the Monastery at Monte Cassino.
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