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Monastery of Santa Maria Assunta

6702 Claro, +41 91 825 21 31

Founded in 1490, the Benedictine Monastery of Santa Maria Assunta above Claro is the oldest monastery in Ticino. It stands alone on a rocky outcrop above the village of Claro , covered with chestnut trees, nestled in a beautiful landscape and wrapped in a contemplative silence.

For the population of Claro, of the Riviera region and of Bellinzona, the bright spot of the monastery on the mountain...

ARCHITECTURE Ancient and religious architecture, Romanesque architecture
6702 Claro
Tel.: +41 91 825 21 31
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