Torba Abbey

Torba Abbey
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Castle Facts:

Location: Gornate Olona, Italy.
Built: 5th century A.D.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: --
Notes: Torba Abbey, otherwise Torba Monastery (Italian: monastero di Torba, abbadia di Torba) is a former Benedictine nunnery in Torba, a frazione of Gornate Olona, Lombardy, Italy, in the Castelseprio Archaeological Park. This in turn forms part of the serial site "Longobards in Italy, Places of Power (568–774 A.D.)", comprising seven sites of especial importance for Lombard arts in architecture, pictures and sculpture, entered on the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites in June 2011.

Torba Abbey Links:

Torba Abbey On Wikipedia
FAI: Monastero di Torba - Informazioni utili e orari d'apertura (Italian)
Italia Langobardorum - Casterseprio-Torba: description
Italia Langobardorum - Castelseprio-Torba: history
Italia Langobardorum - Castelseprio-Torba: presentation for UNESCO World Heritage List candidacy
The Longobards in Italy

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