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A very reverent and peaceful time to be in the presence of St. Francis’ tomb. Take your time... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Deeply moving.

A truly moving experience to be present at the tomb of San Francesco. A quiet, reflective place... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

A very reverent and peaceful time to be in the presence of St. Francis’ tomb. Take your time visiting there and “take it all in”. Very spiritual.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

A truly moving experience to be present at the tomb of San Francesco. A quiet, reflective place that means so much to many. Don't try and sneak photos in here- show some respect.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

The Crypt has the body of St. Francis intombed and the artworks are amazing and well worth seeing. It is a place of solitude and reflection.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

Sat in mass here with a group from Germany (I think) who sang. Very, peaceful and spiritual. Accoustics was great. No photos are allowed.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LineMc
Reviewed May 25, 2018

PLEASE NO PHOTOGRAPHY – respect the brothers’ wishes. This is a place of worship not a tourist attraction. Located within the crypt beneath the lower Basilica, the earthly remains of Saint Francis lay within a stone sarcophagus. It is positioned above the altar of the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

What you should know before visiting it is that it's mainly a place for lots of people to pray. If you are visiting it as a tourist destination you most likely wouldn't spend more than 5 minutes there. And of course taking photos is prohibited.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ivan I
Reviewed December 3, 2017

Located under the main floor of the lower Basilica and accessed via a stairway, this enclave has seating to pray, meditate or just contemplate. His crypt is elevate above and behind the alter. There is a small plaque attached with his name. The posted PHOTOGRAPHY...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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