Category: Places

07 Aug

Hermitages of St. Benedict and roman aqueducts

Overlooking the great precipitous cliff overlooking the Aniene River, the Hermitages of St. Benedict offer an evocative and unique panorama of millennia-old reality.
It is a complex of natural and partly artificial caves, communicating both with the Monastery above and in the portion below with a dense network of tunnels, formerly the spechi of Roman aqueducts. Such a place has always been regarded as a destination for spiritual recollection and meditation.

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