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Real Franciscan spirit

It´s a small and simple Romanesque church, like it was in the times of St. Francis, just the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nora K
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Lampertheim, Germany
Simple contemplative church

We visited this very simple church in September 2017. After the extravagant beauty and bustle of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
2hopeless
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It´s a small and simple Romanesque church, like it was in the times of St. Francis, just the condition of the frescoes look to be worse (shame). It is a backstreet gem, without noisy people, the best place to feel spirituous and pray in silence....More

Thank Nora K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this very simple church in September 2017. After the extravagant beauty and bustle of the Basilica of St Francesco, it provided a welcome spot of tranquility- truly balm for the soul until a noisy pair of visitors arrived snapping photos. Oh well you...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

This small church had been recommended for a visit and we were pleased we took the time to follow through. Very simple, ancient and still used. An oasis of peace and calm (at least on the day we visited).

1  Thank Akasha L
Reviewed 24 May 2018

This 12th century church is very plain, almost austere. The façade consists of an entryway above that is a window. Inside the church, which maintains its medieval appearance, is a single nave with small windows for lighting. There are 2 frescos adorning one wall, one...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

We have visited many wonderful places and this spot is terrific. Peaceful and tranquil. We see why St. Francis loved it.

Thank susan s
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I was told that many Sienese choose this small church for their weddings. I can see why. It is humble and quiet, and simple. We walked in as a mass was going on, and a cat who had been seated between two people, came to...More

Thank Martine A
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Walk back into the days of Saint Francis. This romanesque church has a phantastic fresco of the Madonna with Saints Francis and Stephen. Holy Eucharist at 09.00 hrs is a blessing.

Thank fvanhulsen
Reviewed 27 July 2017

After 8 weeks in Spain, France, Switzerland, and Italy, I consider this my favorite church experience. I am a "socialized introvert" and need lots of time to myself. Here in the heart of Assisi I discovered a profound peace. For all but a few moments...More

Thank pstrid505
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Dating from before St Francis, this wonderful small Romanesque single cell church is a haven of peace. Well worth finding time to simply rest and offer a prayer.

Thank appledore_towers
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a good stop in town if you are interested in all of the history of Assisi. Rick Steve's has an audio tour on his app of Assisi that is very good.

2  Thank Bill F
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