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A very interesting visit on the way to the rocca maggiore

We called in to have a look at this interest exhibition which worth the walk, the art work of the... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2018
Bondi, Australia
A surprise find.

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

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Via Santa Maria delle Rose 10, 06081, Assisi, Italy
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

We called in to have a look at this interest exhibition which worth the walk, the art work of the carvings of Mary shown as a hand was very well done.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BarbaraRowe
Reviewed 20 September 2018 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!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank DunxEnright
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2016
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.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Steve J
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27 May 2017|
Response from benedettas344 |
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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