Sacra di San Michele, S. Ambrogio, Italy
This monument is a symbol of Piedmont Region and a place that inspired the writer Umberto Eco to conceive the best-seller “Il nome della rosa” ( The name of the rose ) , the Sacra of San Michele is an ancient abbey built between 983 and 987 on the top of mount Pirchiriano, 40 km from Turin. From it’s towers you can admire Turin and a breathtaking view of the Val di Susa.
The Sacra di San Michele, sometimes known as Saint Michael’s Abbey, is a beautiful religious complex on Mount Pirchiriano, situated on the south side of the Val di Susa overlooking the villages of Avigliana.
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