Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, Assisi

World Heritage listed, Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi features frescoes by Giotto, Lorenzetti, Martini, and Cimabue. St. Francis' monumental tomb is also located within the complex, which dates back to the 12th century. The info office, opposite the entrance into the lower church, can help you schedule a guided tour in English--probably the best way to appreciate this artistic and architectural gem of medieval Italy. Put Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Assisi trip itinerary planner .
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  • Must be explored in order to understand its Majesty, and you can enjoy a unique view especially the sunset
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  • I think that few places can be so attractive from the spiritual point of view; and I think everyone, believers and non-believers are in these places the symbol of peace, purity of spirit, of being in prayer; There you acknowledge that someone was there years and years ago, before you!
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  • This is definitely a must if one visits Assisi. Apart from the spiritual meaning of the place the affresscos are amongst the best ever seen.  more »
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  • Beatiful. Peaceful. Spiritual. Love this place. It call for meditation and reconciliation with yourself and God. The whole complex is worth a visit of more than one day. I'll be back because it's worthy.
  • This small village is astonishingly beautiful. You can feel the magic. I only stayed for a day and it was not enough :(
  • Our entire trip to Italy was impressive, every church we visited had it's Own unique features. Gorgeous setting, beautiful inside and out, very informative about the life of Saint Francis. Don't miss if you have the opportunity
  • It was the 1st time I saw a cathedral with two floors and a basement! Quiet magnificent. Also the town of Assisi is good for a walk.
  • it is a magic and spiritual place full of peace and holiness. i love Assisi and San Francesco. it is one of my favourite saints.
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