Tiny church of Monte Casino.

Tiny Church - Monte Casino Chapel

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Crestview Hills, Kentucky

There's a tiny chapel called Monte Casino at Thomas More College. The chapel measures six by nine feet -- the ceiling inside is eight feet high.

The Monte Casino chapel was built in 1878 at a nearby monastery by a couple of Benedictine monks, and named in 1922 by Ripley's Believe It of Not as "Smallest Church in the World."

The monks subsequently left the area, the chapel was abandoned and vandalized, then rescued and moved in 1965 to the college campus. After a restoration, the Monte Casino Chapel was dedicated in 1971.

Also see: Tiny Churches: Get Out Your Magnifying Glass

Tiny Church - Monte Casino Chapel

Thomas More College

Address:
Turkeyfoot Rd, Crestview Hills, KY
Directions:
Thomas More College. I-275 exit 82. Drive south on Turkeyfoot Rd, then make an immediate left at the first stoplight. The tiny church will be on the right, next to the pond.
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