A lovely peaceful place and well worth seeing the font where St Francis was baptised. Nice to see the earlier foundations through glass screens in the floor.
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A lovely cathedral set in a beautiful square in Assisi. Inside is the batismal font where St Francis was baptised
This is built on top of ancient Roman ruins and has a glass floor so that you can see them! How cool and unique is that? We loved this church.
As we didn't visit other churches in town I cannot compare the Duomo with others, but although the interior was much smaller than I expected, it is certainly very ornate and the painted ceiling above the nave is rather spectacular.
At the other end of Assisi (Basilica St Francis at the other end) a nice walk to enjoy the plaza and of course the interior of this Duomo - history abounds and the beauty is magnificent !!!!!!!!!!!
This historically significant church is located on the other end of Assisi from the Basilica and is built on the ruins of older churches. Foundations of which can be seen through sections of glass flooring of the cathedral. This church is where St. Francis, St....More
I believe that Saint Rufino somehow gets forgotten given St. Clare and St. Francis. However, he is the patron Saint of Assisi and this is another Church you need to see on your spiritual pilgrimage
St. Rufino, the 3rd-century bishop who brought Christianity to Assisi and was martyred here. St. Francis, St. Clare, and Emperor Frederick II were baptized at this church.
This unimposing church carries many signs of the Etruscan predecessors and inside you can view the ancient foundations upon which this church was built through the glass floors. Despite extensive reconstruction underway indoors it was still a marvelous visit.