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Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi

Piazza S. Francesco, 2, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 819001
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Piazza S. Francesco, 2, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 819001
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

Of a two week trip to Italy, this was my favorite experience. To walk where Francesco Giovanni Bernadone walked was uplifting. The cathedral is beautiful, the museum moving, and the crypt was existential. There is even a smell which is moving!

Thank Russell_12
Reviewed March 6, 2013

This was one of the main focal points of a Franciscan pilgrimage based in the Rieti Valley. We made a day trip to Assisi, and this Basilica was the main focus on arrival. Sadly some of us were not up to the hill climb, but...More

Thank Arthur255
Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

The interior design of the church is unique by itself. Worth visiting and it is located on the top of the hill. So when you exit from the church and there is a marvellous view awaiting right in front of you. You feel as though...More

1  Thank CarolPei26
Reviewed February 28, 2013

We took the 9.40 am bus to Assisi. I had included Assisi in our Via Francigena journey because I wanted to visit the home town of Italy’s patron saint, who had made two pilgrimages to Rome himself. Some saw St. Francis as the Church’s environmentally...More

1  Thank almis1
Reviewed February 22, 2013

The Basilica is definitely worth seeing. The size is far greater than what I expected and the artwork is truly remarkable. There are so many sections and works of art in the Basilica that you can spend days there just exploring. If you're not fully...More

Thank Globe T
Reviewed February 15, 2013

Wonderful without crowds of people, so go as early as you can, and out of the high tourist season. Giotto and Masaccio at their best, even if restored after the quake of 97. Get here first and enjoy, then go and have a coffee at...More

Thank Neillfra
Reviewed February 5, 2013

The tomb of St. Francis was a spiritual experience. Enjoyed roaming the streets & shops. Also, learning about St. Claire & her role and contributions.

1  Thank Eledind
Reviewed February 2, 2013

I'm not religious but went in here twice. first time around 5pm friday evening with no other tourists around, and then again on saturday amoungst all the others who were visiting. the tours seem well organised as the guide speaks in a low voice and...More

Thank serena99
Reviewed January 27, 2013

Fantastic. ....marvelous effort to rebuild after earthquake. A real must n Assisi. The tomb of stain Francis is awesome

Thank stays999
Reviewed January 25, 2013

The town of Assisi on top of the hill is the most beautiful city on my tour & the view is awesome. I really liked everything about Assisi & the church is gorgeous with the burial place of St. Francis.

Thank Suzann47
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Susanta S
September 30, 2017|
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Response from fairoaksjim | Reviewed this property |
No especially down stairs. I took some in the top floor Giotto frescoes
September 14, 2017|
Response from fairoaksjim | Reviewed this property |
We used a tour downloaded from Rick Steve's.
September 5, 2017|
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Response from Michael D | Reviewed this property |
A couple of miles, but always taxi cab outside. From memory the fare was about 20 euro's.