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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose garden” (27 reviews)
“small church” (21 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 3 days ago

We found the church itself was a bit busy - baroque, in the heart is the decorated cabin which does the peace & tranquility bit; also the cloisters & garden and great. The toilets are miles away outside.Disabled access poor.

Thank lowryepp
Reviewed 5 days ago

I loved the art work and the church is light and bright in comparison to Saint Francis' basilica. It is a very big church that stands within its own piazza. I really enjoyed our visit and would recommend a visit to this beautiful church.

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Security checks bags and backpacks. The church is beautiful. Quiet and respect is expected. You'll need to take a bus if you're in Assisi but it's easy.

Thank gershepd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This church was a beautiful ending to the story of St. Francis. We had learned about St Francis' life and the Franciscan way of life in Rome. Then we traveled to Assisi and took the Bosco di San Francesco walk through the woods which allowed...More

Thank milwmomof4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Porziuncola is located inside this amazing church. Unfortunately everything closes for 2 hours during the day and we had to leave after being there for only about 30 mins due to timing. Check their daily schedule if you are not staying nearby.

1  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You can visit this church before arriving up to Assisi where you will find the Porzincula inside a symbolic place for Saint Francis lovers. The church is modern baroque style and very beautiful

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Typical renaissance architecture complete with sculptures and paintings. Built over the original church which is still inside and can be visited as well. Dominates the landscape with its magnificent dome.

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The Basilica is located a short walk from the train station and is not to be missed while in Assisi. It houses the Porziuncola, St. Francis’ first church. Located close to the Porziuncola is the Chapel of the Transit, the place where St. Francis died....More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I'm sure many people miss this in Assisi because of the St. Francis Basilica, but you really should take an hour or so to make this stop. May not be great for someone who has difficulty waking because the "courtyard" if you will is quite...More

Thank chibbles
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Very sad that many people miss this site on their way to Asssi and the famous St Francis Basilica.This magnificent cathedral has the small chapel inside where St Francis preached and prayed, it has the site where he died and a cell where he lived....More

Thank Hedrick R
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Alexa D
30 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
13 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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13 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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