Abbazia di San Pietro al Monte, Civate

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#1 of 37 in Historic Sites in Province of Lecco
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Abbey of San Pietro al Monte is an ancient monastic complex of Romanesque style in the town of Civate, province of Lecco, Italy.

The site, presently not occupied by religious, consists of three buildings: the Basilica of San Pietro, the oratory dedicated to St. Benedict, and what was the monastery of which only ruin remain. The buildings were part of the Benedictine abbey complex of Civate, the Basilica of San Calocero and the churches of San Nazario and San Vito. Two stone portals include engravings above them. The frescoes in the basilica of St. Peter, whose theme is the final apotheosis of Christ and the Triumph of the Righteous along the lines of the Apocalypse of St. John, makes it one of the most important Lombard Romanesque testimonies.

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  • I was told there is a nice church uphill, it's worth climbing your away up. It is not a nice little church, it's an incredible VIII century longobard abbey, in very good shape, with breath-taking...  more »
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  • Very beautiful place. "Must have" when you are visiting Lecco/Como.
  • Romanic painted church nested in a beautiful moutain landscape. One of the most charming places I know, when not crowdy.

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