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Santa Maria delle Rose

Via Santa Maria delle Rose 10, 06081, Assisi, Italy
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Whilst exploring the less travelled via's in Assisi we came across the church exhibiting the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
2hopeless
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Chichester, United Kingdom
Art!

This has a permanent art installation which are little statues of the Virgin Mary in all angles and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
reeceyb
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Via Santa Maria delle Rose 10, 06081, Assisi, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst exploring the less travelled via's in Assisi we came across the church exhibiting the sculpture of the Madonna, and also smaller sculptures in various woods. The guide was extremely helpful and gave us a tour with explanations on how it came about and of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has a permanent art installation which are little statues of the Virgin Mary in all angles and stages of life which also look like a dove if turned on their side

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I found this exhibition by chance and was amazed. Simple concept executed perfectly. The shape of the wood and other materials is filled with meaning no matter which way you hold or look at it. And the shape of the pieces fits so perfectly into...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The church is historic and prayerful. But currently it hosts a hugely moving and interesting collection of art devoted to Mary, Queen of Peace. Between alpha and omega, a collection of identically shaped sculptures describe the peace and love of Mary. A lady from the...More

2  Thank Duncan E
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

The models of the Madonna in different woods are captivating. Wonderfully explained by the custodian. So different to all the other churches. A very special place.

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

We met an interesting guy at the convent where we stayed in Assisi. He had visited many times before so we asked him for a unique place to check out that most people don't. He told us to go here and it was so great!...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This exhibition is not one that is shouted about, but it should be (from the rooftops). A spiritual and moving experience.

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

We came across this church by accident and were charmed to discover the exhibition inside. The assistant explained the significance of the madonna sculpture, which was such a clever and inspired idea for a work of art. We were really impressed.

Thank Susan C
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stumbled across this permanent exhibition while wandering the streets of Assisi during a pilgrimage tour of Italy. The contrast to the medieval setting is remarkable, however, the continuity with its past is very fitting. If you are a woman, a mother, a Catholic, appreciate...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

A small church interior has been converted into a showcase for an artwork based around multiple renditions of a gorgeous, abstract, sculpture of the Virgin Mary, designed to be held in the hand. We happened across this by accident, and were delighted we did.

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elka54
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Open everyday at 10.30 a.m - 6.30 p.m. Till november 10. From november 10 till december 7 it is opened on saturdays and sundays. For a visit you can phone at 3288250692 and they will open out of time.
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