San Salvatore Monastery

Capo di Ponte, Italy

Monastero di San Salvatore is located on the left bank of the Oglio river, in the municipality of Capo di Ponte. Established at the end of the 11th century, it was the first and only Cluniac priory in Val Camonica. The monastery is an important example of Early Medieval religious architecture.



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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Giampietro Orizio (2 years ago)
To see, inquire about the opening
Da ni (3 years ago)
Pray and Labor.
Mauro (3 years ago)
Wonderful, surrounded by nature you are taken back a thousand years with a view of the Concarena, truly beautiful!
Antonio Giordano (3 years ago)
I went to the monastery to visit it in the afternoon but unfortunately it is only open in the morning. The three stars are because the visit should also be in the afternoon but the simple view from below of the three Romanesque apses with semi-columns is equally worth a few more kilometers even in the afternoon and for that I would have put *****. I'll have to go back. That domage!
Angelo Bertocchi (3 years ago)
Thanks to the Pro loco and with the arguments of a young local and well prepared guide we visited the monastery. The monastery stands on the opposite side of the Pieve di San Siro and was a Clunicense priory. The square stone building is surrounded by a pleasant garden with a charming rose garden. The interior of the church has three naves covered by cross vaults. Of particular interest are the massive columns of the naves and decorated with medieval engravings such as eagles, sirens and others.
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