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Church of San Francesco of Assisi -Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi

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Address: Piazza di San Francesco d'Assisi, off Via Paternostro, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 091-6162819

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We ran out of time so we couldn't go for guided tour inside but it's sooo beautiful place ! Give a try !

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We ran out of time so we couldn't go for guided tour inside but it's sooo beautiful place ! Give a try !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Totally isolated town on the top of a mountain. Several Castles and town buildings are incredible to see. Amazing time.

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Province of Palermo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

You will understand what you're going to see from the entrance of the church.Believe me this is so unique. the inside of the San Francesco is very interesting and amazing!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We arrived here just as Sunday services were ending. What struck me most about this church was the beautiful wooden ceiling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The church is most pleasing. It manifests a number of styles including Gothic but the overall impression is attractive plainness. In contrast the Cappella Mastrantonio and Cappella dell’Immacolata are highly decorative. Along the central nave the plain columns and arches are wonderful. The wooden ceiling is noteworthy. There is a minimal amount of stained glass.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The church of St. Francis is beautiful, peaceful, and unhurried. We missed Sienna, but the town of Assisi is everything you could want in an Italian hill town. The escalator to the top of the town makes access easy and then it's a gentle downhill walk to the church and your transportation. The views are spectacular from the top and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

On our trip from Rome to Venice we had a short stop at Assisi. The Medieval town is a UNESCO protected site and is absolutely preserved. There are narrow winding cobble stone roads, stone shops and homes, wonderful cafes and a vista of the valley below. Leave yourself time to enjoy. Of course there is also the Church of San... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We loved this church and the story of St Francis. We didn't realize he wasn't trained as a monk but just a man who loved nature, solitude , and peace. The town was very crowded the day we were there but the church is spread out over beautiful grounds so it seemed like a true respite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

this is an awe inspiring place. The story, the church, the restaurants, the area is just beaufiul. The food is where locals go becuase it was so good. Find a little restaurant- step in, sit down and order off the menu. Don't pass this up! There are hotels there to stay in, not much to do but take it all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

This is a pure place. Unadorned except for the frescoes which are magnificent. You will find solitude, a place to pray, and incredibly beautiful views. While I was there, and praying a group of backpackers from Germany sang an impromptu a cappella song of praise. Heaven must be like this place.

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Address: Piazza di San Francesco d'Assisi, off Via Paternostro, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 091-6162819
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo>  > Tribunali

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