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Santa Maria degli Angeli

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Address: Via Los Angeles and Via Patrono d'Italia, Assisi, Italy
Phone Number: 075 80511
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: This Basilica was started in 1569 to the designs of Galeazzo Alessi, and...
This Basilica was started in 1569 to the designs of Galeazzo Alessi, and features a statue of the Madonna in bronze gilt by G. Colasanti and an interior whose architectural style is Doric.
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Wonderful inside chapel

The church itself here is not a highlight in Europe, but the little chapel supposedly restored by Francis was beautiful and moving. Particularly loved the altarpiece inside.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Hamden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The church itself here is not a highlight in Europe, but the little chapel supposedly restored by Francis was beautiful and moving. Particularly loved the altarpiece inside.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Before you actually climb up to Assisi, this church marks where St. Francis died. As the Pope had been there just a few days previous to our visit, the massive church doors were open to the plaza - stunning views into the church. I am not Catholic but I was touched to see the faithful attending mass and visiting the... More 

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Doncaster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The dome of this place can be seen for miles and on a quiet afternoon, we thought we'd take a look. Firstly, the building is very large and imposing on the surroundings. The area itself is suprisingly quiet and I think that tourists dont really know much about the place so stay up in teh main town of Assisi -... More 

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Pataskala, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Beautiful church must see. Take a bus very easily from Assisi for 1.3 euros. Do not miss. No admission to enter.

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

An ornate exterior hides a real gem inside. Not being a religious person I was not in awe of the place,but understood its significance in the history of religion. Worth a visit for its uniqueness alone. Set in a large square surrounded by tat sellers!

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Bundaberg, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Magnificent well worth the visit. Very peaceful and vast inside. No shorts for men. Some other interesting facts about the starts and the start signs all inlaid in the marble floors. Also the theories of Galileo and the pendulum. Free entry. No guide needed.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Santa Maria degli Angeli is a wonderful church built to pay respect and honor the church of St Francis...it completely surrounds and protects the small chapel St. Francis created. This primitive chapel is surrounded by alters to saints, Jesus, Mary with beautiful floral arrangements and the largest number of confessionals offering confession in multiple languages. Off to the dude behind... More 

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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Enjoyed this visit especially as basilica is built over the original church which is tiny, good to se where Francis died , his room,the rose garden etc. bookshop assist and friendly and informative

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Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Doesn't take long to see this church. Walk in, check out the small church in the center of the large church; go behind the small church and to the right to see where St. Francis died, then you're done! One complaint. I will never understand why some churches in Italy have no problem with people taking pictures (as long as... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

what can one say about such a wonderful church, the feeling of spirituailty quite special, easy to get there and parking good

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Address: Address: Via Los Angeles and Via Patrono d'Italia, Assisi, Italy
Phone Number: 075 80511
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Assisi

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