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Duomo di San Rufino

Piazza San Rufino, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 812283
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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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Piazza San Rufino, Assisi, Italy
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Reviewed June 4, 2014

This Basilica has a beautiful "Art Gallery" in Honor of Pope John II, with huge paints of him and it also has awesome statues of the disciples of Jesus. It is a must see in Assisi.

Thank Mirelle D
Reviewed June 1, 2014

Walk up a hill from town for about 10 minutes (easy walk) to this interesting cathedral. St. Francis and Clare were both baptized here in the 1100's. The glass panels in the floor let you look at foundations preserved from the 9th century church that...More

1  Thank Trek-Always
Reviewed February 2, 2014

The Duomo offers some insights into the importance of Assisi's Ancient Roman past as well as its spiritual heritage. The baptismal font where St. Francis was baptized is to the right, rear when facing the altar. An Ancient Roman cistern as well as the remnants...More

1  Thank jsctraveler
Reviewed October 10, 2013

Very old stone (as usual) architecture. Well looked after with a very nice courtyard with a low wall overlooking a small community. Other side has usual Italian shops and some very nice restaurants/cafe which we tried. The church is still in very good condition. A...More

1  Thank realfatfreddy
Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is the church that St Clare and St Francis were baptized in. It has so much rich history! It is beautiful inside--- and so holy and blessed. There are ruins underneath that are topped with a glass floor -- something very unique to experience!...More

5  Thank SanFrancesco3
Reviewed August 17, 2013

Assisi is very busy but to find some inner peace visit here. It has an aura of calm that envelops you from the moment you walk through the door. It truly has an impact each time I visit.

3  Thank debbiedevil
Reviewed July 31, 2013

One of the oldest churches in Assisi. In the back left corner is a special chapel with a very old statue dating back to the 11th Century of Mary holding the wounded Christ. Go and sit in here for a while and feel your heart...More

5  Thank Tania d
Reviewed July 25, 2013

It is a very nice place to pray in silence, since it a low-profile place , although AMAZING! I advise God-lovers to go there and spend some time in silence.

3  Thank Joe K
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Most impressive inside. Many pieces of original artwork and various exhibits to explore. The crypt is also very interesting and you can tell that a lot of time and thought has gone into putting the materials together for all to observe and enjoy. Wonderful place...More

1  Thank MissyPA71
Reviewed July 16, 2013

This church was huge and not too far from St. Clare's church. The glass encased clothing worn by Francis and Clare and other of their articles was quite moving and helped to make real the many stories I have read of them.

1  Thank cajunmom&wife
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