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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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A must see stop on your tour. The history is interesting, the church is exquisite. Be sure to visit the chambers below. Light a candle. Say a prayer. Mediatate here. Watch a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful place for reflection and prayer. f you are an art lover or religious or just a lover of beautiful architecture this is the most beautiful place to wander. despite the crowds, the atmosphere is calm and spiritual.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

A must see stop on your tour. The history is interesting, the church is exquisite. Be sure to visit the chambers below. Light a candle. Say a prayer. Mediatate here. Watch a spontaneous wedding appear. Find all the amazing crevices. Pause to remember what life must've been like when Assisi was here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

If you are visiting Assisi, you may already be familiar with the life of Saint Francis. This is a beautiful place for reflection and prayer. If you are not religious, do not shy away from taking a moment in the crypt (the place of Saint Francis' burial). The best time to go and visit the outside of the Basilica is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

So beautiful with so much history. If you are an art lover or religious or just a lover of beautiful architecture this is the most beautiful place to wander. Coming up to the city it was foggy. It was like riding into the clouds. Would go again in a heartbeat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

If you're interested either in mediaeval art or in the life of St Francis, you will enjoy this visit: despite the crowds, the atmosphere is calm and spiritual.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

This was one of the more breathtaking basilicas that we were in this April. The vast enormity of the site is awe inspiring. The photos that we took just don't do it any justice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

The steep climb to the upper Basilica is well worth the effort to see the beautiful artwork in this church and the lower section is even more magnificent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Basilica is impressive. Atmosphere is very spiritual, but simple. Please note, there is 2nd floor. Nice

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Senigallia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

I liked the architecture, the history, the religious and spiritual atmosphere, the art and the surrounding areas. I chose to visit Assisi off season because I don't like crowded and noisy places. I am glad I did that.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Incantesimo in un mix tra arte e spiritualità! The enchantment in a mix between art and spirituality!

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