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Basilica di Santa Chiara

Piazza Santa Chiara, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 812282
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Built onto the original Chapel of St. George, this Cathedral is where St. Clare of Assisi was buried in a crypt in 1872.
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Piazza Santa Chiara, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 812282
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everywhere you go in Assisi, you see souvenir representations of the painted crucifix that St. Francis appealed to for guidance, and which leaned down and spoke to St. Francis telling him to "repair My church." That crucifix is in a side chapel of the Basilica...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved the area, it's beautiful inside and out. Lot to see in the town. The stores and cafes are great to visit.

Thank Pilar D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Santa Clara or in Italian Chiara was Saint Francis best friend, great church to visit just check the opening time

Thank Francis V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The basilica is a beautiful structure. It's red and white stonework is very impressive as re the buttresses. It is situated in a very beautiful Piazza. Inside are many treasures, but the most impressive is the tomb of Santa Chiara.The display of vestments of Santa...More

Thank BobBramble2013
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We were on a religious pilgrimage and this is one of the churches we wanted to see, specifically for the Sa Damiano Cross. We were not disappointed in anything this magnificent church had. It was so beautiful and solemn. When we entered the chapel with...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A very plain, simple yet beautiful church located in Assisi. It houses various remains of St Catherine.

Thank lukelives
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Just minutes from her more famous protégé, St. Francis, Saint Clare rests in this beautiful basilica. Easily accessible with ample parking this is a must see when in Assisi.

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Beautiful Basilica that houses the burial site of Saint Claire. One of many must see sites while visiting Assisi. A guide would be very helpful to tour the myriad of churches here.

Thank K154IRrobertp
Reviewed 25 October 2017

After a few moments of reflection in the church, we sat in the courtyard at the sun set. It was a really lovely moment. The facade really reflected the colors of the setting sun.

Thank sdawk
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Inside was forgettable (4 weeks later as I write this, I really don't remember it), but the outside with it's pink stone and nice piazza does stick.

Thank astaplet82
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17 April 2016|
Response from Marzia C |
The flow of people is quite smooth , calculates that there is much difference between weekends and weekdays being such a place of faith
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