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Tempio di Sant'Angelo - Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo

Via del Tempio, Perugia, Italy
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Not to be missed

This is the one place in all of Perugia that my wife and I never want to miss and always try to... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Kees d
Gronau, Germany
Simple and unusual, but peaceful and inspiring.

An unusual round church right on the edge of the town, but worth the effort to get there (lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Geoff T
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Via del Tempio, Perugia, Italy
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is the one place in all of Perugia that my wife and I never want to miss and always try to visit. It is a bit of a walk from the centre, up the hill after the Porta Etrusca, but very rewarding. A quiet...More

Thank Kees d
Reviewed 2 October 2016

An unusual round church right on the edge of the town, but worth the effort to get there (lots of ups and downs!). The inside is airy with a 'tent' roof supported on a ring of columns recycled from earlier structures. It is the oldest...More

1  Thank Geoff T
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This small round church dates to the 5th century and is built on the remains of a pagan temple. It is also known as the Temple or Church of San Michele Arcangelo, as it’s dedicated to the Archangel Michael, whose churches were often built in...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 13 September 2016

On July 11 2010 I got married in Tempio di Sant'Angelo. It has been a wonderful experience and the cerimony was perfect, with the 3 priests who were with us, Don Mario Rabica priest of Castello delle Forme, the Archibishop of Gubbio Don Mario Ceccobelli...More

Thank Edoardo C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Whatever your religious affiliation may or may not be, one cannot escape the deeply spiritual atmosphere of this circular Paleocristian church built in the 5th century. The church itself is beautiful in its simplicity. Just sitting quietly in the church gives one a feeling of...More

Thank Stefano_di_Perugia
Reviewed 8 September 2016

As I was wandering the streets I ran into Tempio di Sant'Angelo. I enjoyed sitting outside on the grass and admiring it! The inside was simple but also worth visiting!

Thank ECMOrlando_Florida
Reviewed 8 September 2016

OK, so you think that you have seen more than your fair share of churches in Perugia. Well you have seen nothing like Tempio di Sant'Angelo. It is so unique both in its architecture and setting that it is for me one of the highlights....More

Thank Ketan P
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Serene and old. One understands how short one's own life is in a building that is a millenium and a half.

Thank SverreKittelsen
Reviewed 15 August 2016

this place is really cool, just a few minutes far from the bustle Old Town center... you can have some rest on the grass or even enter in the church for a nice meditation or prayer...

Thank monica c
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Of all the sightseeing we did while in Perugia for the Umbria Jazz Festival, this is the one that will stay with us. Quiet, serene, awe-inspiring space like Sta, Costanza in Rome.

Thank bunnyjlb
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