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Santa Maria degli Angeli, Assisi
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Santa Maria degli Angeli, on the Umbrian plains near Assisi, is the birthplace of Christianity's Franciscan Order. The intricately frescoed basilica stands 75 m (246 ft) high. A carved tree trunk holds the altar in the building's crypt. You can view St. Francis of Assisi's rope belt, as well as his deathbed in the Capello del Transito, where he died in 1226. Be sure to visit the Porziuncola, the small ninth-century stone chapel around which the structure was built. Plan to visit Santa Maria degli Angeli during your Assisi vacation using our convenient Assisi tourist route planner.
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  • Very impressive and exciting place to visit. Only unfriendly? The lunch break of the friars ends at 14.30!
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  • Go to Assisi means you don't miss this beautiful church where thousands of young faithful and do not meet ...
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  • Carina...ma nice ... very very nice and impressive from outside ... in with completely white ceiling seemed a little bare. .. but nice to see the purzionzola ...
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