Basilica Superiore di San Francesco d' Assisi

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Basilica Superiore di San Francesco d' Assisi

Basilica Superiore di San Francesco d' Assisi
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cm5966
Assisi, Italy107 contributions
A must visit place once in Assisi
Aug 2021 • Family
This is where it all started. This is a must visit but expect crowds so take it easy. Walking through the sanctuary and sitting and praying there...even though there a crowds around you is something to experience.
Written 10 August 2021
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Vicky Silve
Abbadia Lariana, Italy299 contributions
One of the best-known Saints
Aug 2021
Who doesn’t know the story of San Francesco d’Assisi, the rich young man who choose poverty and spirituality? This world-known church, which was destroyed by an earthquake late in the 90s, contains marvelous paintings by Giotto which tell his story.
Written 9 August 2021
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Beautiful Voyager
Singapore, Singapore576 contributions
Beautiful church a must visit in Assisi
Dec 2020 • Couples
Beautifully decorated and maintained church that’s split into the upper and lower sections. The lower section where the body of Saint Francesco was buried, no photography allowed. The location of the church elevated among its surrounding is super instagrammable. The frescoes on the walls are partially restored snd tells the stories of the Saint during his life devoted the the church. To catch an amazing birds eye view of the church among the hilly surrounding, be sure to visit the Roca Maggiore during sunset.
Written 25 December 2020
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Lance H
Boerne, TX1,277 contributions
Nice Mass
Dec 2019
We attended mass in the higher basilica. It is a beautiful church as you might expect. From here you can visit other parts of the basilica such as the lower area and crypt.
Written 29 March 2020
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Elgiecg
Dubai, United Arab Emirates172 contributions
Scenic View and Very Holy
Oct 2019
The Church is rich in history, the scenic View was awesome and very privileged to have visited the Basilica. Saint Francis was born and died in Assisi.
Written 4 January 2020
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C M O
Zurich, Switzerland276 contributions
definitely a must visit
Dec 2019
Amazing church form 1200. Destroyed by an earthquake few years ago and subsequently rebuilt. The structure has two parts a superior and an inferior one. My pictures show only the superior one.
The inner part is covered by amazing frescos and some paintings are thought to be by Giotto himself and many more florentinian painters.
Definitely a must visit for everybody.
Written 29 December 2019
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Theresa D
Perth, Australia1,003 contributions
Visit St Francis
Dec 2019
This magnificent Basilica is the place to find the crypt where St Francis is buried. The building is the feature of the Assisi skyline and seeing it at night is not to be missed. There is a huge courtyard outside with an appropriately large lit Christmas tree. Inside as well as the crypt there are many beautiful side altars and artworks. There is a chapel in the courtyard where Masses in English are said on big feast days like Christmas day.
Written 25 December 2019
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JRenatoMartins
Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP74 contributions
Holy Place
Nov 2019
It´s definitely a holy place but I would suggest for those who visit it to look for those times and dates with very few tourists. You can have different feelings and emotions. It brings you relfection, emotions but when you stop to see people´se behaviour besides yo uwith total lack of respect for the place you can get really disappointed and upset. There should be a higher level of monitoring and security to restrict some behavious.
Written 23 December 2019
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Bear H
Williamsburg, VA1,295 contributions
Well resored
Dec 2019
The upper church ceiling has been restored to its former glory after the devastating earthquake of 1997. Yes that has been 20 + years, but the damage was severe. This shrine is the jewel of Umbria
Written 20 December 2019
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JandJMSP
Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa132 contributions
Amazing
Sep 2019
A must-see while in Assisi. The Basilica is very accessible even with large crowds. Frescos and architecture are beautiful. There are two levels and it is worth your time to really explore.
Written 5 November 2019
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