We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
A surprise find.

Hardly rates a mention in any guide book but stumbling upon this church by accident was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Engaging art indyallation

Stumbled across this , and would happily recommend. Not RC ourselves but engaging installation at... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Ohoka, New Zealand
via mobile
Read all 141 reviews
All photos (60)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“virgin mary”(2 reviews)
“installation”(5 reviews)
“exhibition”(10 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Via Santa Maria delle Rose 10, 06081, Assisi, Italy
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Assisi
from US$5.90
More Info
from US$188.40
More Info
from US$229.70
More Info
Reviews (141)
Filter reviews
31 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews virgin mary installation exhibition sculptures meaning omega alpha tau madonna woods art peace church simple life
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 31 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hardly rates a mention in any guide book but stumbling upon this church by accident was serendipitous! Wonderful art installation honouring Mary. Truly beautiful!!

Thank giacomina17
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this , and would happily recommend. Not RC ourselves but engaging installation at several levels. I’m an Art Neanderthal so appreciated the host’s explanations . My art teacher wife was engaged and appreciative

Thank GBs2cworth
Reviewed 25 June 2018

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

1  Thank 2hopeless
Reviewed 22 June 2018 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

Thank reeceyb
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

1  Thank bunyip612016
Reviewed 25 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
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.

Thank MPL1
Reviewed 7 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

1  Thank HeatherP2905
Reviewed 24 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.

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 28 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
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 71 nearby hotels
Hotel Dei Priori
325 reviews
.13 km away
Hotel Alexander
326 reviews
.13 km away
Hotel Umbra
264 reviews
.18 km away
1 review
.19 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 254 nearby restaurants
2,122 reviews
.10 km away
Nonna Nini
429 reviews
.08 km away
Osteria Piazzetta dell'Erba
1,605 reviews
.11 km away
Pizzeria da Andrea
258 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 158 nearby attractions
Cattedrale di San Rufino
681 reviews
.12 km away
Piazza del Comune
773 reviews
.12 km away
Santa Maria sopra Minerva
211 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
27 May 2017|
Response from Benedetta S |
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.
Google Translation