Abbazia di Santa Maria del Monte e le colline
L'Abbazia di Santa Maria del Monte vista dall'Ospedale

The Abbey of St Maria del Monte

The Abbey of Santa Maria del Monte is a Catholic abbey in Cesena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

Rising high and visible from every corner of the city, the thousand-year-old building is known for hosting of Europe's richest collection of ex-voto (votive tables that date back more than five centuries). Also of note in the Abbey is the imposing dome painted by Giuseppe Milani and the laboratory for antique book restoration tha continues to operate even today.

Coordinates: 44°07′55″N 12°15′18″E / 44.1319°N 12.2551°E / 44.1319; 12.2551