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Address: Assisi, Italy

In the center of historic Assisi, this street leads to the Basilica of St....

In the center of historic Assisi, this street leads to the Basilica of St. Francis.

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Umbrian paradise

Tuscany, Umbria ... how many ways can the average person say quintessential Northern Italy? Who would not want to spend several (rain-free) days here? So much to see and do and... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
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135 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The evening view of the Basilica and the surrounding countryside from here is really spectacular. This of course coupled with the portico which is memorable by itself.

Thank John-Paul S
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1,134 reviews
835 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 681 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Tuscany, Umbria ... how many ways can the average person say quintessential Northern Italy? Who would not want to spend several (rain-free) days here? So much to see and do and only a tourist's stop worth of limited time to taste it. But here goes ... The Basilica is the main player in town but the lesser ones are only... More 

Thank on_the_go_98765
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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281 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Enter the square and take time to enjoy the ambience and view of the Cathedral. There are some steps that take you up to the garden which also gives you a good view.

Thank Linda C
Bath, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

You can't mistake this magnificent entrance to the Basilica San Francesco. Plenty of places to rest and even a toilet! Sit and watch the world and his brother go by. Beautiful views of the valley below.

Thank Malcolm J
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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933 reviews
760 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 912 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This is the square that we walked a while back to get to the Basilica of St. Frances, beside the arched passage there is nothing else to see.

Thank MBB1952
Tortona, Italy
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2,491 reviews
1,977 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,282 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Adjacent to the Basilica of Saint Francesco, this beautiful porch that runs along the courtyard where there is the entrance to visit the tomb of the saint. This is a great place for great photos and beautiful views, pity though that is sometimes ruined by the passage of a few cars that rarely has access to the surrounding area. However,... More 

Thank Magellano81
London, United Kingdom
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576 reviews
151 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2014

This street leads to the basilica of St Francis. Along one side is a covered and arched passageway. There is something peaceful about the journey down this road as with so much else in Assisi it is beautiful and imbued with spirituality

Thank Uday T
Pulau Ubin, Singapore
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65 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 August 2012

Via Portica is in essence the street that leads to St Francis Basilica. It is a very beautiful street, especially in the evening. I had visited Assisi in Oct 2011 with a friend, and we had went with a tour group. Assisi is a tranquil medieval town and the people here are very friendly and kind. Throughout my visit at... More 

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