Italy in Photos
Photos of Italy taken on Walks in the Cities Towns & Villages of Italia
Cassino is a comune in the province of Frosinone, Southern Italy, at the southern end of the region of Lazio, the last city of the Latin Valley.
It is located at the foot of Monte Cairo near the confluence of the Gari and Liri rivers. The city is best known as the site of the Abbey of Montecassino and the Battle of Monte Cassino during World War II, which resulted in huge Allied and German casualties as well as the near total destruction of the town itself. It is also home to the University of Cassino.
Monte Cassino, (sometimes written Montecassino) is a rocky hill about 130 kilometres southeast of Rome, in the Latin Valley, Italy, 2 kilometres to the west of the town . Site of the Roman town of Casinum, it is best known for its abbey, the first house of the Benedictine Order, having been established by Benedict of Nursia himself around 529.
In 1944 during World War II it was the site of the Battle of Monte Cassino and the building was destroyed by Allied bombing. It was rebuilt after the war. Wikipedia
Photo Gallery of Abbazia di Montecassino
Photo Gallery of Abbazia di Montecassino Museum & Polish military field of honor.
Abbazia di Montecassino
Abbazia di Montecassino Museum
& the Polish Military Field of Honour
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