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Places of worship

Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore

In the Sienese territory, amidst Gregorian chants and wines made by Benedictine monks

Aerial view of the monastery
Aerial view of the monastery
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Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore
A small treasure trove of medieval art in the heart of the Crete Sienese
Asciano is a historic village immersed in the famous Crete Senesi. It’s been inhabited since ancient times, as evidenced by the discovery of an Etruscan necropolis. A large mosaic floor fragment from the 4th century AD, held in the heart of the historic center, remains as a testament to the Roman times. ...
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