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Address: Piazza San Rufino, Assisi, Italy
Phone Number: 075-812-283
Description: First built as early as the 5th century, this historic church features the...
First built as early as the 5th century, this historic church features the baptismal font of St. Francis, St. Clare and Emperor Frederick II.
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One of many ancient churches in Assisi

One of many ancient churches in Assisi. Beautiful frescos and artwork. The church was damaged in the 1997 earthquake, but has been beautifully restored.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

One of many ancient churches in Assisi. Beautiful frescos and artwork. The church was damaged in the 1997 earthquake, but has been beautifully restored.

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Ormstown, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A very spiritual place full of history. One feels the young St. Francis and St. Clare here. One of the many beautiful churches in Assisi, the most beautiful, peaceful place on earth.

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Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I was interested to learn that Rufino is the patron saint of Assisi. He lived, and this church was built, prior to St. Francis. I like that this church has the original baptismal font where two "wealthy" babies, the future "poor" St. Francis and St. Clair were baptized. I found the statue of Mary in a side chapel really compelling.... More 

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Wilton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Bishop Rufino went to Assisi to bring Christianity to an area still worshiping Minerva at her Temple. He was crucial in the lives of Francis and 18 years later Clare. Both wealthy young towns folk were baptized in their youth. As Francis felt his call he would retire downstairs in this church to pray alone and with a few other... More 

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Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The church has a wonderful facade, with Romanesque decorations and sculptures, to which the massive bell tower (on the left) adds grandeur. The cells that divide the lower part of the facade are also characteristic; they are a decorative pattern that is found in other churches in this part of central Italy (for example in Ascoli Piceno or Aquila). After... More 

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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Pretty interesting old romanesque style church, being located right in the old town center. Reachable easily just by walking from any point of the town. Huge the facade and the inside as well, I saw that day in representation portraits of Pope Joan Paul II in a room just inside the main church. Well worth the visit in.

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Willunga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

At ground level you get to see the baptismal font that Assisi's favourite son, Francesco and favourite daughter, Ciara were baptised. Underneath, you will find a crypt of San Rufinio's 3rd century and a gallery of religious and Roman art. Well worth a visit and invites you to consider Assisi thoughout the ages - Roman, Medieval and now.

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We loved the beautiful Renaissance façade of San Rufino, and the peace of the surroundings especially at sunset. The inside is much more extravagant.

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We attended a service here. Certainly not as much art and as much to see as Basilica, but a lovely Duomo!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

we only had one day in Assisi and the church was closed for a wedding when we arrived there. Liked the statues on the outside and the architecture. would have loved to have seen the inside given the previous reviews.

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Address: Address: Piazza San Rufino, Assisi, Italy
Phone Number: 075-812-283
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Assisi

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