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Santa Maria Sopra Minerva

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Dating from the time of the Emperor Augustus (27 BC–AD 14), this structure was originally dedicated to the Roman goddess of wisdom, in later times used as a monastery and prison before being converted into a church in the 16th century. The expectations raised by the perfect classical facade are not met by the interior, which was subjected to a thorough Baroque transformation in the 17th century.

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  • Address: Piazza del Comune, Assisi, 06081 | Map It
  • Phone: 075/812268
  • Hours: Daily 7:30–7:30
  • Location: Assisi
Updated: 12-05-2013

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