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Basilica Superiore di San Francesco d' Assisi

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Basilica of St Francis of Assisi should not be missed. I only wish we had taken a tour of the basilica to learn more of its history. The tomb of St Francis is beneath the lower basilica. The Basilica is breathtakingly beautiful inside. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see when you visit Assisi. The history is over whelming. The inside work is a sight to see. The view from the top is also great.

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hard to overpraise this extraordinary basilica -- and I have seen a lot! It is worth the trip to Assisi.

Thank PETER R
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We spent a wonderful afternoon in Assisi that culminated in a tour of the beautiful Basilica of San Francesco. After wandering through the hilly and charming town of Assisi, taking photos, shopping and just enjoying the scenery we met our amazing tour guide at the...More

Thank alli1804
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Walking around the streets of Assisi you get a feeling of peacefulness. When you enter the Basilica the feeling increases as you look around inside. It is a very lovely place. The tomb of St. Francis is down in the basement. There are steps on...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The Basilica's of San Francesco d'Assisi were definitely worth the visit. They were actually two of my favorite basilicas that we visited during our two weeks in Italy. When I first walked into the upper basilica I had to sit down and breathe because I...More

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The silence of the place sets the scene for this amazing church. The art work is breathtaking. It is hard to take it all in but allow plenty of time to see it all- don't hurry through as you will miss so much.

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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Beautiful inside and out, very relaxing and serene atmosphere surrounding the entire area. A perfect end to a little walk up and down the historic Assisi.

Thank Coraxik
Reviewed 24 August 2018

The Upper Church is an important early example of Italian Gothic architecture. This and the Lower Church are decorated with frescoes by late medieval painters. Both churches demonstrate development of Italian art. The Upper (Superiore) basilica is actually the one most visited and is considered...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

What a treat it was to see this magnificent church. We were fortunate enough to be there on Good Friday and attend a mass. Such beautiful architecture. What made it even more special was my 3 friends and I were personally blessed by a priest,...More

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