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This well-preserved Roman temple to Minerva, with its famous classical façade, is now a Christian Church.
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Via Portica, 06081, Assisi, Italy
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All reviews roman temple roman times century bc the main square street level above ground interesting history town square worth a visit beautiful church forum columns minerva museum baroque piazza inscriptions
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The temple converted church was right near us, the interior was very ornate whilst the exterior was ancient, looked at its best at night under lights

Thank BarbaraRowe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The exterior is very plain and we were not really sure what this building was. We walked inside the door and were pleasantly surprised. Musso e Foro Romano is a beautifully preserved Roman temple that is now a small Christian church. The colorful, rich interior...More

Thank Katherine8183
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible architecture and detail. We almost didn’t go inside as we didn’t see anyone coming in or out. Amazing colors and a sight to see. Not as large as you would think. Actually it’s quite small but definitely worth checking out if you’re in town...More

Thank 301ericw
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The ancient Roman Forum is located underneath the current Piazza del Comune, dominated by the Roman Temple of Minerva (1 century BC). The Forum was found during excavations in 1836. The museum can be entered from Via Portica, passing through the Romanesque crypt of the...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Interesting with the Roman columns on the fascade. Located on a main square near the Tourist Information Office. Nice, semi-elaborate church interior

Thank bigtyke
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I have been to the Ronan forum and I liked this better. It was well signposted in english. They have a glass floor allowing you to see the roman street without damaging it. Very well done.

1  Thank Lyndall J
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is an intact Roman temple which is at street level today because it was originally built up higher than the public piazza where it was located. In fact, the Roman piazza is below the current one, so you have to descend below street level...More

1  Thank melvaz2017
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth visiting when you are in Assisi. This church is easily found in the main square. It is beautiful inside. Recommend a visit.

Thank 939juliab
Reviewed 21 May 2018

The Church of Santa Maria is one of the most unusual churches in Italy. In the midst of the Roman Forum one encounters an ancient Temple of Minerva with its Roman columns in front. But with the coming of Christianity, the space holy space has...More

Thank Fredsviews
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The entrance to this museum is located just off Piazza del Comune on Via Portica. It is a HIDDEN GEM. Admission price is €5 and would be worth twice that amount. As you step down into the entrance of the museum, there are numerous artifacts...More

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