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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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stunning and moving

do yourself a favour: get a guide and enjoy the frescoes, tha piantings, the masterpieces AND the stories behind them

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Parma, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We did not go inside the Basilica to enjoy the art, as it was a beautiful day outside and Assisi has so much to see and offer. But the grounds of the Basilica were beautiful. An excellent scene for photographing. Ensure that you venture through town, and visit the Basilica, or at least look upon the Basilica.

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Parma, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

do yourself a favour: get a guide and enjoy the frescoes, tha piantings, the masterpieces AND the stories behind them

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

There are two chapels on top of each other, nice sky in the top one, vivid blue. Free but requesting offerings everywhere. Lots of tourist groups. Selection of his bits, you have to trust they have been authenticated! 2wanderers.com

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

A must when in Assisi, much to se and learn about history! Very well maintained and a plasent place to visit!

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Cartago, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This awesome spiritual place brings an encounter to the very essence of the human best ideals, besides the landscape that is worth of a endless contemplation thru all the town. Read some history before and make this journey unforgettable. Make sure to spend at least 2 full days if you like an escape to middle age town.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Please visit Assisi. I am not Catholic, but I learned so much from this experience. Its rich in history and sits on a good hill overlooking Assisi.

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Worth a visit even if not a Catholic! Very ancient church where there is a lot to see, the own itself is very pretty.

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United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Assisi is well worth the trip. It's a peaceful little town with a gorgeous view overlooking the surrounding landscape. Of course, St. Francis is one of the main highlights, being an incredibly popular saint (especially given the name of the current Pope!). The church feels very intimate, and the upper basilica notably features 28 frescoes attributed to Giotto. There are... More 

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Ormstown, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The art is incredible in this breathtaking basilica. Although it is not in keeping with the simplicity of the message of St. Francis it is a beautiful tribute to a very well loved saint.

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Perth, Western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We travelled from Spoleto to visit the Basilica and spent many hours discovering this beautiful religious site. Assisi is a magnificent hilltop town and is well worth a full day trip. The views from the road of the Basilica is well worth a photo stop as are the views of the surrounding area from the Basilica. We did not have... More 

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