Our main attractions are:
Abbey of Montecassino
Founded by St. Benedict in the year 529, transforming a pagan temple in a monastery. Here was written the Regula Monachorum by the founder himself. The remains of St. Benedict and St. Scholastica buried under the main altar of the Basilica. Throughout its history it had many destructions. The best known was that of February 15, 1944, during a violent bombardment. Was later Abbot Rea Who Would its reconstruction and the state that elected the Italian symbol of rebirth reconstruction.
NATIONAL ARCHEOLOGIC MUSEUM
The museum was built in the 60's and has an area of about 300 square meters and 3 exhibition halls. It was strongly supported by the Archaeological Superintendence of Lazio. The present findings ranging from the early Iron Age to the Roman era. The exposed materials were found in the area of Cassino and surroundings. The Lapidarium has been made recently, and in it you can admire epigraphs found in the archeological.
Commissioned by Abbot Aligerno in the second half of the tenth century, when it had not yet been founded the city of San Germano. It was used as a defense against frequent attacks. Over the years many interventions were made by several successors who built the central tower of over 20 meters. During the 1944 bombing he received extensive damage. Even today it is being rebuilt by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage.
Set in the ancient Casinum, it is of semicircular shape and has a width of 53.50 meters. Dating back to the epic Augustan. The auditorium is divided into four separate sectors and also appear the "summa cavea" seven steps and "ima cavea" thirteen. The theater was unearthed in 1936 and restored for the first time in 1959 and is still the object of continuous restoration work. Today it is used as a venue for many summer theater performances of classical theater and varied art.
800sqm of prepared surface, 120 sqm of big screens, a lot more are the Historiale. Created based on the traditional concept of the museum allows visitors to share knowledge in a physical space. But thanks to its modern construction has a great teaching and cutting-edge profile. A real dive into history.
The official website at: museohistoriale.org
spas in the area called Monticelli, near the train station. Gush hundreds of sources and constant water temperature is 13 °. In those places there were also findings of the villa of Varro. The waters have low mineral content and thus are therapeutic and particularly effective in the treatment of gout and kidney stones.