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Santa Maria degli Angeli

Via Los Angeles, Via Patrono d'Italia | Frazione Omonima, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 80511
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This Basilica was started in 1569 to the designs of Galeazzo Alessi, and features a statue of the Madonna in bronze gilt by G. Colasanti and an interior whose architectural style is Doric.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose garden” (28 reviews)
“small church” (22 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Los Angeles, Via Patrono d'Italia | Frazione Omonima, 06081, Assisi, Italy
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+39 075 80511
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This church captures your attention as you are getting close to it. it houses the Porziuncola (The little church that St. Francis repaired from his bare hand). The treasure and gems are for you to find out and explore inside. But please help keep the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After getting off the train from Rome, the first church we saw near by hotel we were staying. We visit the church next morning and saw special event night before with huge crowd taking the virgin for display thru the streets

Thank Felipe S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for the morning Mass and it's apparent that the faithful are drawn to its quiet dignity and piety. Gorgeous but restrained embellishments add just the right atmosphere to the lively church. To be admired inside and outside.

Thank HansiZhai
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Basilica of Santa Maris Degli Angeli is a beautiful church. It is serene and peaceful with any other worldly feel to it. We were able to have Mass in one of the side chapels. There is so much to look at in the church...More

Thank ADolores
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing cathedral that houses the church of Saint Francis inside. It is whereSaint Francis would stay much of his time and also where he died. A beautifully adored church.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gorgeous Church en route to the larger St Francis and St Clare’s Basilicas. With an understated but elegant interior, the attached rose garden is lovely. Legend says the rose thorn cut St Francis so, with remorse, afterwards the rose bloomed with no...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So interesting to see a church within a church. This church is not much of a draw in and of itself...I guess its big. But the chapel inside that was St. Francis' workplace is cool. And I love that they left it, literally building a...More

Thank astaplet82
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The story of St Francis starts here. This is where he lived, worked and died. It is the big Church that surrounds the "baby" church--Porzuincola. It stands alone outside the main city. You can see it across the fields. It is a moving and beautiful...More

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This the main basilica just outside the town of Assisi. The train station for Assisi is just a short walk away. Easy to get here from Assisi by the Route C bus for only 1.25 Euro. They have rebuilt the small church of St Francis...More

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This huge Basilica below Assisi holds the Porziuncola (small chapel) where St. Clare received the Franciscan cowl from Francis in 1211. St Francis died in this site on October 3, 1226. There are amazing frescoes throughout the basilica. It is definitely a place to visit...More

Thank Steve S
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Alexa D
31 May 2017|
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Response from Beezzz7 | Reviewed this property |
It's always best to err on the respectful side...I always travel with a pair of slacks and a sleeved blouse for visiting churches and duomos...
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mumzy22017
14 May 2017|
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Response from Malvina A | Reviewed this property |
Hey. Im not sure about the opening hours but it was open pretty late when I was there due to ongoing church service. I also know that the train station of Santa Maria degli Angeli is about 10 minutes walk to the church. If... More
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14 January 2017|
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Response from vagardenwriter | Reviewed this property |
No tickets are needed for entrance if you are referring to the Basilica of Santa Maria Degli Angeli in the lower town of Assisi, Italy. It is basically a Roman Catholic Church and proper attire and attitude are requested... More
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