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We had no idea how big this town was. Be prepared to spend 4+ hours here. Be in proper clothes to enter church. I’m not a religious person but was overwhelmed how people reacted to St. Frances tomb. Very respectful place.
Stopped in Assisi for a half day trip...and it was totally worth it. This town is a real gem, and although it is a main attraction, it feels a bit off the beaten path. The Basilica is the dominant feature of the town, and rightly...More
Fabulous day visit from Lazio region or from the north. Assisi has something for everyone and the Basilica does not disappoint. Make sure you are respectfully dressed and visit all accessible areas to see 11and 12 century history.
Regardless of your religious beliefs this is one not to miss!
Inspiring architecture and a serenity that we have rarely experienced anywhere else in the world. Puts the Vatican’s pomposity to shame with its sincerity and reverence for St Francis.
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Not being Catholic, we had less knowledge of this cathedral and about St. Francis. We hired a private guide who really explained the history and art making it a meaningful visit. No pictures are allowed inside.