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Basilica di San Francesco

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Address: Piazza San Francesco, 2, 06081 Assisi, Italy
Phone Number: (+39) 075.8190084
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Activities: Walking
Description: This Basilica is a treasure trove of paintings by such masters as Simone...
This Basilica is a treasure trove of paintings by such masters as Simone Martini, Pietro Lorenzetti, Cimabue, Giotto and many others.
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What a wonderful place to visit!! I was overwhelmed with the awe and beauty. Peace abounds, I had such a wonderful feeling while there. The history and artwork are just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful place to visit!! I was overwhelmed with the awe and beauty. Peace abounds, I had such a wonderful feeling while there. The history and artwork are just unbelievable, I could feel the presence of St. Francis!! There are relics associated with St. Francis in the building, that are a must see. I would love to go back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I loved the idea of being so close to St Francis, it was great being able to pray in such a solemn church. The town is fabulous. If you are a devote you have to go.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Big double basilica, a bit artificial from outside. Internal is better, lots of fresquos filling up walls and ceiling. In the interior of the inferiorior one, St. Francesco tomb. Silent atmosphere broken inevitably by all the people passing by. Still touching.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I visited with my family and it was a dear experience to us. We took the train from Rome and in 4 hours we were in this cozy little town that gave birth to one of the most known saints in Catholic religion. The ambient had the sort of peace you only enjoy in places far away from the big... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The basilica is a beautiful place, a must for anyone traveling in Umbria. I was dismayed, though, at the constant noise of the tourists in the basilica--very sad that a loudspeaker had to constantly remind visitors to "silencio"

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

So cool to look down and see thick plexiglass with ruins below that are still being excavated. For me, an archeology buff, this is awesome stuff! They are strict about dress code, but in a sexist manner. Men were wearing shorts but I was yelled at and had to cover my legs with a wrap I brought with me. Oh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you are a person of faith, or not, this place is simply equisite. Breathtaking Giotto frescos. And the peace of the angels.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

To say this place is stunning is an understatement. As you approach the ancient town there are laybyes to allow a photo of the place with sunflower fields either side of the road and the beauty of the ancient buildings on the horizon in front of you. Parking is in large underground car parks which do not detract from the... More 

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Gualdo Cattaneo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

In simple words the beauty of the Basilica just draws you into a memorable journey in such a suggestive atmosphere that makes you to connect with your inner self and the energy that sorrounds it. The lower level holds St. Francis tomb what makes you to offer the opportunity of upbringing the most stimulating emotions of a unique experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We drove to Assisi from west of Perugia and were delighted it was so easy to park when we got there. We parked in one of the underground car parks and took three or four escalators straight up into the centre of the town. There's quite a lot to see but we narrowed it to two beautiful churches including the... More 

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Address: Address: Piazza San Francesco, 2, 06081 Assisi, Italy
Phone Number: (+39) 075.8190084
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Assisi

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