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A surprise find.

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
giacomina17
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Brisbane, Australia
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Engaging art indyallation

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

Reviewed July 30, 2018
GBs2cworth
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Ohoka, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 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!!

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Reviewed July 30, 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

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Reviewed June 25, 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

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Reviewed June 22, 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

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Reviewed October 16, 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 August 25, 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 July 29, 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 May 7, 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 March 24, 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 October 28, 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.

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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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