Fodor's Expert Review 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, and in later times it was 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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Piazza del Comune 14
Assisi, Umbria  06081, Italy


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