The ancient SPEZIERIA of the Abbey of s. GIOVANNI EVANGELISTA, PARMA-ITALY-EUROPE… the Abbey of s. Giovanni is a vast complex of buildings (adjacent the Cathedral Duomo) which include. The Church, the ancient Spezieria and the monastery of the Benedictines…Built in the 10th century, the Roman System. The ancient Spezieria was born in 1201, four halls. The fire hall, the Hall of the mortar, the laboratory and the sale, still active today. By entering a gate divides the Benedictine ilMonastero, a magnificent place, a place of prayer and welcome for the many tourists who arrive from all over the world.