Basilica di Santa Rita, Cascia

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Basilica di Santa Rita is a minor basilica housing the relics of St. Rita, as well as numerous frescoes and bas-reliefs depicting her life and work. Ascend the hill of St. Augustine and climb a short flight of steps to reach the white travertine facade--inside, you'll find ornate works of art, a majestic organ, and the sarcophagus of St. Rita, which lies behind a narrow door leading into the old Church of the Blessed Rita. The marble-based sarcophagus was carved by Eros Pillini, and features four angels representing the cardinal virtues. Put Basilica di Santa Rita at the forefront of your travel plans using our Cascia trip itinerary maker website .
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  • A particular Italian basilica in extremely new and unusual decorations ... Overall I liked both the higher and lower.
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  • All gorgeous ... once in a lifetime experience ... I went with my partner and we were very satisfied.
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  • I have often visited the sanctuary and at every occasion we feel the same emotions in an atmosphere of serenity.
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  • Here I go there very often, it is a lovely place, and then the Church of Santa Rita is a fairy tale, and also the convent where she lived.
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  • Beautiful place and the nicest people
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  • Saint Rita monastery where he lived. Not just a simple tourist visit but path of faith and prayer
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  • Very interesting
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  • Wonderful and fascinating place of peace and serenity. The Sisters of Saint Rita are exceptional.
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