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Basilica di Santa Chiara

Open Now: 06:30 - 12:00, 14:00 - 19:00
Open today: 06:30 - 12:00, 14:00 - 19:00
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Piazza Santa Chiara, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 812282
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly a place to pray and reflect on the life of Clare and also on your own. To see the cross in which God spoke to Francis, very moving. At 5:45 the sister pray evening prayer, and all are welcome. If you do, try a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I think it was the original Basilica of St Francis before they moved his remains to the existing Basilica. St Chiara's remains were place here a very holy place.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church with amazing architecture. Was quite surprised that there was no entry fee. Very beautiful and definitely worth checking out if you happen to be in Assisi for the day

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Limited hours for entry. The piazza in front of the church offers great views of the valley. The church has many relics and important Christian artifacts.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank larrycollins3
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church! Love the architecture and sacred space. Drop in. It’s free the view of the valley is unsurpassed

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gerald L
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Here hangs the cross where Christ spoke to St Francis and asked him to repair his Church. Easy to get in and out. They will let you know to stay quiet to not disturb others.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Famluv2travel
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this basilica on a guided walking tour around Assisi. It has interesting architecture outside and a great view here over the countryside. It is the burial place of St Clare. There are some relics and robes on display inside.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The Basilica is, fittingly not ornate, but still gorgeous inside and out and is a fitting tribute to St. Clare. It’s only a one short downhill walk from the main square (Piazza del Comune). The views of the city and valley below from the square...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank db7477
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

The city of Assisi is a gem Inspired by St Francis whom we all learnt about this and the other churches in town are visual delights. Recommended

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Saint Clare is truly venerated in this place. Her tomb is there as well as many relics. The interior of the church is rather austere but her presence is everywhere.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from z0ff |
The church opens at 6:30. The Bonnie's mass are 6:45-7:15 and then the pastor shows up. Sit in the left side of the church so you can see more of the nonnes behind the gitter.