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Santuario di Rivotorto

06081 Rivotorto, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 806 5432
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The Sacred Hovel of St Francis of Assisi

We stopped at the Sacre Tugurio Church or Santa Maria di Rivotorto (destroyed in an earthquake in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sarasota, Florida
Good place

A but far app 5kms. 4 from Assisi railway station. Linea C bus available. But very few services. We... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2016
Dharamsala, India
via mobile
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“st francis” (4 reviews)
“hovel” (2 reviews)
“poverty” (3 reviews)
06081 Rivotorto, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 806 5432
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at the Sacre Tugurio Church or Santa Maria di Rivotorto (destroyed in an earthquake in 1853 and rebuilt in 1926) where the Franciscan order was said to have begun. Inside the church is the Santuario di Rivotorto, a Sacred Hovel, the first of...More

Thank Kelleygirl2
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

A but far app 5kms. 4 from Assisi railway station. Linea C bus available. But very few services. We walked. Old cathedral is nestled in the new one. Very important for St Francis lovers. Nice view of Assisi. Good farms.

3  Thank Himanshuray
Reviewed 4 June 2015

A moderate sized church built around two very small rooms that show the way St. Francis and his early followers lived while he beginning his time as a servant of God. It is here that he wrote things that stated the importance of simplicity, poverty,...More

1  Thank 3247Deanna
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Lovely little church,well worth a visit and not far from Commonwealth cemetary which is worth visiting too. Well cared for and reminder of those who gave their lives

1  Thank joegal
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Rivotorto did not excite me, i felt it was for tourists not for commited people interested in St francis

Thank jennifer s
Reviewed 25 May 2015

We were staying in the valley below the ancient town where Francis grew up and found his faith and pursued it. We went to San Rufino to see where he had been baptized and spent time in prayer and contemplation, we saw the symbolic crucifix...More

2  Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 6 October 2014

If you want too see all the important Places in san Fransescos life, this is also important. Then churth is built over the smaall cabin where Fransesco and his Companions spent imprtant days and years in the beginning.

Thank Trond R
Reviewed 20 June 2014

Quiet, prayerful place. This was a hut where St. Francis lived with his first followers, with a larger building now built around it. Nice to get away from the crowds and pray here. A lovely statue of St. Francis with the birds outside, and a...More

Thank MargaretBenefiel
Reviewed 16 December 2013

I love the location of this church and to my surprise there was an original hut built by St. Francis and his brothers inside. So much history. This is the place where tourists mostly missed when they visit Assisi.

Thank DruryS
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