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Address: Piazza Santa Chiara, 06081, Assisi, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 075 812282
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Today
06:30 - 12:00
14:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 12:00
14:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Built onto the original Chapel of St. George, this Cathedral is where St....

Built onto the original Chapel of St. George, this Cathedral is where St. Clare of Assisi was buried in a crypt in 1872.

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Whether into history or God this is a must

Fantastic and humbling church; only negative was the amount of people trying to get selfies with some of the relics and the tomb.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Drogheda, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic and humbling church; only negative was the amount of people trying to get selfies with some of the relics and the tomb.

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This Church holds the Cross from San Damiano where Jesus spoke from asking St.Francesco to rebuild His Church. It has to be around 900 years old.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

It's not just another church. It's a church to experience and admire!! It is a beautiful walk to this church and be sure to visit Santa Chiara's tomb.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This church dedicated to St. Claire sits on a beautiful square overlooking the valley. It is attached to the ancient church and is worth the visit for it's architecture, artwork and altar.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We took a leisurely and enjoyable stroll from the Upper Basilica of St Francis through the town of Assisi to reach this Sister Basilica. Along the way there were plenty of opportunities to take scenic photos and buy local souvenirs and food. From the piazza in front of this Basilica, we took some lovely panoramic photos of the town below.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

St. Francis received a message from the Lord while praying in front of the crucifix that now hangs within the Basilica of Santa Chiara. No photographs are allowed but we felt so blessed just to be able to see it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

In the city of Assisi, there is a vibe that cannot be explained. If you are not religious it may be lost on you. This small town is full of religious sites.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful building not to be missed. Spectacular display of ancient clothing of St. Francis and ST. Chiara. Sunset outside was wonderful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is beautiful and understated basilica (taking into account what's at the bottom of the hill). The history is fascinating, and there is a lovely calm atmosphere inside. What I did not expect to see was a Nun having her photo taken beside the tomb, I don't know why but it shocked me. The area outside it is a lovely... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This church and ecifice dedicated to Saint Clare stands atop Assisi at the high end. It is an introduction to the town. You should start any tour of Assisi by visiting this church, which is built close to the moving steps from ground level to the heights of Assisi. It is relatively plain inside, although quite decorated on the exterior.... More 

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