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Templar Complex of San Bevignate

Via Enrico dal Pozzo, 145

A testimony of the most discussed religious chivalric order presence in Perugia, since 1237.


Temporarily closed to the public for maintenance emergencies

The former church of St. Bevignate is situated near the Monumental cemetery of Monterone and it is an important historical record of the Templar presence in Perugia, attested in the sources from the half of the XIII Century. It is simple and powerful in the exterior, but lightened inside in a game of slender ribs. 

On the counter a pictorial cycle on the mission in the Holy Land of the Militia Templi, the religious-chivalric order established in Jerusalem around 1119 by the French knight Hugues de Payns. Medieval frescoes of various periods in the apseand along the side. On two levels, it preserves important archaeological structures in the basement dating back to the roman period.

After long and complex works of consolidation and restoration, in 2009 the former church was officially reopened to the public; it represents a new public space of great charm and appeal, intended for hosting cultural events and initiatives.

Temporarily closed to the public for maintenance emergencies


Opening Hours

January, February, March, November and December
Saturdays and Sundays h. 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

April, May, June, July, August, September and October 
Saturdays and Sundays h. 10:00 am – 1:00 pm / 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Closed 25 December and 1 January


COVID-19 Emergency

COVID-19 PRECLUSIONS
Visits are not allowed to people:
suffering with contagioous illnesses;
under quaranteen;
with a bofy temperature above 37,5° C;
without safety masks;
behaving contrary to the museum and sanitary rules

INDIVIDUAL DEVICES
All visitors and Museum Staff will have to wear safety face masks.

Information and reservation

-  Entrance with fee  (see all details at this link)
-  wheelchair accessible  

- Bookshop, toilette, parking place

- Available, free of charge, audio guides (Italian and English), Information and in-depth materials, Braille guides; staff can answer questions and give short in-depth free of charge on the history of the museum.

- For guided tours, extraordinary openings, out of standard openiing hours, educational offerings/workshops and other see this link 

- To use this place, see informations at the following link

Info and reservations:
Munus s.r.l.
tel. + 39 075 9477727
email: palazzodellapenna@munus.com

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