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PLEASE NO PHOTOGRAPHY – respect the brothers’ wishes. This is a place of worship not a tourist attraction.
Located within the crypt beneath the lower Basilica, the earthly remains of Saint Francis lay within a stone sarcophagus. It is positioned above the altar of the...More
What you should know before visiting it is that it's mainly a place for lots of people to pray. If you are visiting it as a tourist destination you most likely wouldn't spend more than 5 minutes there. And of course taking photos is prohibited.
Located under the main floor of the lower Basilica and accessed via a stairway, this enclave has seating to pray, meditate or just contemplate. His crypt is elevate above and behind the alter. There is a small plaque attached with his name. The posted PHOTOGRAPHY...More