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Chiesa San Francesco

Via Berrettini, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 402 7226
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Beautiful significant church

Delightful church to spend some time in. Also in this church is a preserved fragment of the Holy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
1937Max
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Melbourne, Australia
Very serene

We took in a visit to this church .Its a very beautiful church steeped in history, its also very... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
happycouple090
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Athlone, Ireland
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“holy cross” (4 reviews)
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Via Berrettini, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delightful church to spend some time in. Also in this church is a preserved fragment of the Holy Cross, in a reliquary of Byzantine work in ivory and silver. I

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We took in a visit to this church .Its a very beautiful church steeped in history, its also very peaceful tranquil and serene

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

This simple 13C church is a peaceful stop on the way up to Santa Margherita. It has some artifacts, a piece of the cross as well as San Francesco's tunic. Well worth a stop.

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

This simple church is lovely - very simple for a church of its importance and seemingly tucked into a corner of the hill. Here you will find a piece of the Holy Cross -- the one on which Jesus was crucified - which is now...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

A place of Peace and a cozy medieval atmosphere. An attraction of religious character and full of simplicity and example of faith.

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

A simple beautiful church with st. Francis of Assisis tunic..... amazing.. just minutes up the street from Piazza Republica. worth the walk up... Its not fancy just wonderful

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

A historic church... Very simple inside in the center of Cortona. It also contains a tunic and other artifacts attribute to St. Francis of Assissi.

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This place you need to visit when you are a fan of history. The fresco in this church is beautiful and very famous. Do not miss it when you visit Arezzo.

Thank Luk V
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

If you are religious, this church contains a lot of artefacts and relics like San Francesco's tunic and a piece of the holy cross. It is also a nice building in itself and the walk from the town centre is wonderful (although a bit tiring,...More

Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

There's a good deal of history, numerous second class relics ascribed to Saint Francis, and an interesting moderately indulgent architecture to the whole building with some visually captivating paintings as well. Outside there's a peaceful small cloister/yard with its own appointments of interest. Noteworthy is...More

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