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Grottaferrata and the Monastery of San Nilo


Just a few miles outside of Rome, in the heart of the Castelli Romani, stands the Monastery of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata, better-knownas the Monastery of San Nilo (or Nilus the Younger), founded in the year 1004. Centuries of history reside inside this splendid Renaissance fortification, comprising grand artworks and highly-unique ancient manuscripts.