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Piazza della Porziuncola 1, 06081, Assisi, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful yet tiny little church that is found within the Santa Maria Degli Angele basilica. It captures the spirit of St. Francis and his life of simplicity. Yet is surrounded by a much more ornate church. Impressive!

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

When inside the Little Church, look up to the ceiling..what you see is the simple and unadorned wall, so befitting of Saint Francis.

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

This is actually a small church within a much larger church. Impressive. Be sure to go out the right door and see the rose garden and other structures within the church.

Thank ken j
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This is where you will find St. Francis' spirit. Mass is well attended, unlike other churches all over Italy. Find St. Francis' statue which the doves never leave. Walk through the chapel built over the spot where he died. A beautiful faith experience.

Thank joannepcoggins
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Visiting the Museo della Porziuncola transports you to another era. There are video displays in several languages within the Museo that provide brief outlines of historical, religious and cultural frameworks for the Porziuncola and St. Francis's experience and context of his followers. There are several...More

1  Thank Mar M
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Porziuncola is about one hour walk from Assisi, and about 20 minutes by city bus. The small ancient church is covered and protected by a fabulously built bigger church. the modesty of the small church formed a contrast to the wonderfully built bigger church. During...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

I am so glad that I stopped by here. Seeing St. Francis' church was a trip highlight. The church was incredibly beautiful.

Thank E'Lese L
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

My parents and I visited this Museo, which is actually a super old, small church within a tall old church. You can feel the sacredness if the place. Within the small church, I got a feel of how an authentic church may have felt many...More

Thank GayaBlair
Reviewed 21 April 2018

The place makes us think about changes since st francis' time...it is moving to think about his life while in there.

Thank daydayse
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Very moving little church associated with St Francis. You can also see the cell where he died nearby.

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