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Via del Trivio | Piazza del Popolo, Ascoli Piceno, Italy
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

San Francesco was built over several hundred years starting in the late 1200s. The church is spectacular with architectural brilliance only found in this region of Italy. The travertine stone is everywhere in Ascoli and was not spared when this church was built. The entrance...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Visited last summer, it is a beautiful church in a very nice city. I would recommend to visit it for sure!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

An enormous and beautiful church right in the main square. Magnificent stained glass windows,I was surprised by the wartime one south nazi soldiers. A quiet respite from the crowds outside.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 16, 2016

Built initially in 1300 to celebrate the several monks of Ascoli who joined San Francis, it underwent additions and renovations for another 200 years. It frames part of piazza del popolo and it an imposing structure. The footprint is the usual roman cross and it...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 23, 2016

When you arrive in Ascoli Piceno and visit Piazza del Popolo you will be truly mesmerised by the beautiful piazza but also by the spectacular church of San Francesco.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed April 4, 2016

Worth a visit anytime of the year, but I chose Easter Monday, and the place was buzzing.. I don't mean the electrics were playing up either.. As you can see from the photos I took, there is a lot of history in this church. well...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed August 12, 2014

Cool,dark interior provides welcome relief from the hot sun. Apart from the atmosphere, the windows from the last century were the main highlight.

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

We saw many churches in Rome, Florence, Venice, and Milan, but this one was one of the prettiest. Go downstairs and don't miss the incredible mosaics!

Date of experience: August 2013
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