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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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“lower church” (89 reviews)
“st francis” (163 reviews)
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Piazza S. Francesco, 2, 06081, Assisi, Italy
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+39 075 819001
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Reviewed 2 June 2015

My shoulders were too exposed to enter but they supply a paper shawl for a donation of your choice and you end up with a souvenir! As expected the lower Basilica was crowded

Thank Julesmc59
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Uphill walk, no photographs allowed but guide knowledgeable, he gave a full account of Francis life, his companions and the history of the frescoes. Great place to visit

2  Thank joegal
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Fantastic basilica, beautful and well maintained including the outside areas. Our guide increased our enjoyment and understanding of the basilica and the town. Lovely little town to walk around and have a coffee.

Thank JGM1950
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Disappointed that no photography is allowed in the crypt, but otherwise and awesome site to visit for those who are Catholic.

1  Thank Fenn007
Reviewed 31 May 2015

The hotel was very clean, staff friendly and helfpul. There is nothing i disliked, although a safe in the room would be a bonus

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Take as much time as you like in this fantastic church. The paintings and lower church add to the magnitude of this tribute to Saint Francis. Try to go on a less tourist day if you can figure out when that might be. Lots of...More

Thank lud2006
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Just beautiful. Be sure to invest the time to educate yourself (or hire a knowledgeable guide) to get the story behind the frescos. If you want to have a spiritual experience.... don't go in the high season. The crowds and their selfie sticks really detract.

Thank Marsha T
Reviewed 29 May 2015

liked everything a very special experience meeting up with like minded people the Basilica is a very special place to the blessing of St francis

Thank jennifer s
Reviewed 29 May 2015

We were using Assisi as a centre from which to visit other places but the Basilica is inevitably the main reason for visiting this lovely 'medieval' but with all mod-cons town. We had an excellent guide & the frescoes are lovely.

Thank WinstonSophie
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Went to Assisi on our trip through Umbria and it was a fabulous town, particularly around the Basilica. Not having any particular religious reason for going, I just loved the whole place. Less people, no touts and in my opinion it was much better than...More

Thank Michael2810
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Susanta S
30 September 2017|
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Response from fairoaksjim | Reviewed this property |
No especially down stairs. I took some in the top floor Giotto frescoes
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baliestes
14 September 2017|
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Response from fairoaksjim | Reviewed this property |
We used a tour downloaded from Rick Steve's.
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MJo7225
5 September 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.
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