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Piazza del Comune, 06081, Assisi, Italy
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

A church worth visiting while in Assisi. Definitely stop in and tour, pray, meditate. Everything in Assisi is easy to see and do compared to other larger cities.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank yrened2017
Reviewed 20 June 2018

While walking around Assisi, I came to the Temple of Minerva. It currently houses a church, Santa Maria sopra Minerva, built in 1539 and renovated in the 17th century. It was another beautiful church. It is small but quite ornate. There is a lovely fountain...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Set in the main old town piazza is this temple dedicated to the ancient goddess Minerva. It is a Roman looking temple and had been converted into a beautiful small church.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Every Saturday there is a free mid-day concert (donations can be left at the end) and the church was full. The interior is stunning and the concert, which was led by the renowned music director, Carlo Forlivesi was wonderful. It lasted 45 minutes. The acoustics...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

This church is inside this former 1st century BC Roman temple to Minerva, it is located in Piazza del Comune and cannot be missed as the original 6 Corinthian column portico and façade are still standing. Inside the church, it is rather small but very...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

It is amazing to almost stumble upon this building in this beautiful piazza and to reflect upon its history. Now a church, this was originally a Roman Temple with original walls and facade still intact for over 2,000 years! Beautiful interior with an altar in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I had the opportunity to visit and pray at this church, once a temple. In the early evening it was a peaceful visit to fall upon a church with two priests praying the rosary and a laywoman later joined them to pray. A beautiful prayerful...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

This was a Roman Pagan Temple that was converted to a Catholic Church. The outside is still decorated with the Roman Columns. It is an amazing structure.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We loved the art, stained glass and history of this place. There’s a beautiful tomb in the basement where you can light a candle for loved ones and learn more about the history of the place and people.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

From the outside, this church looks magnificent with the big columns decorating the outside of the building. Once inside, the church is very small and intimate. It is very peaceful there; the statue of Our Lady behind the altar is stunning. The Saint Rita of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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