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Santa Maria delle Rose

Via Santa Maria delle Rose, 10, 06081 Assisi, Italy
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Ranked #18 of 41 attractions in Assisi
Type: Religious Sites
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Surrey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

The music and display match perfectly and the sculptures are delightful. Just a delightful 10 minute stop on the way through Assisi.

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Milton, Georgia
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202 attraction reviews
512 helpful votes 512 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is a small church a bit up the hill from Cathedral San Rufino. There is a nice view of the valley from this spot. Inside the church are 33 carvings of Mary in different woods from around the world. The 33 is symbolic of Jesus' years on Earth. A nice woman in the church explained how the form represents... More

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Monmouth
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

A very moving experience! If you have travelled to Assisi this is an experience that you do not want to miss.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Primary reason to visit is the artistic rendering of the Tau and a beautiful rendering of Maria, Dettoni della Grazia. You may purchase a copy. Nice piece of artwork and something to hold if you pray.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I found out about this from trip advisor. It was a moving experience!! Actually, they had just closed for their lunch break and the woman saw me and opened it back up for me and played the music. She took the time to let me in. She was in the car when she saw me, she did not have to... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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183 attraction reviews
290 helpful votes 290 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I am not particularly religious, but something happened to me in this beautiful small 16th century church. The Italian created installation inside constructed in a shape of the symbol alpha and with omega over-top (the beginning and the end). You can walk into and view the 33 different pieces of wood from all around the world, crafted in the shape... More

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Park City, Utah
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Going into the Santa Maria Della rosa was life changing. I am not sure if it was just the name that called me but it was very moving. I purchased a small Maria. That I keep with me every day. A must stop on you walk up to the church. A great day trip. I am glad I stopped.

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Minnesota
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

This was a treat I never expected. Hard to describe how moving it is to hold the little sculptures is your hand.

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ascoli piceno
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2010

I was feeling very fragile on this trip to Asissi, I wondered into the church by chance and the minute I entered I felt like an electrical current had gone through my body. The music was haunting and placed around are 33 'forms' of Mary representing 33 years of her sons life. I was given one of the forms to... More

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England
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41 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2007

At the Santa Maria delle Rose Church in the Via S. Maria delle Rose tucked away off the pilgrim and tourist trail in Assisi yet just 2 minutes walk from the famous Cathedral Square of San Rufino nests a most amazing and moving religious exhibition of Mary, the Mother of Jesus Christ. The whole of the above Church has been... More

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