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Complesso Museale di San Francesco

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A cycle of frescoes as beautiful as the ones in Assisi upper basilica

In the church - museum of San Francesco in Montefalco, the walls of the apse are frescoed with 12... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
giorgiocannella
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Rome, Italy
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Amazing church and museum. For 10 Euros per person you can buy a ticket that gets you into a dozen... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
301ericw
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Granada, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the church - museum of San Francesco in Montefalco, the walls of the apse are frescoed with 12 scenes from the life of Saint Francis. The theme is the identification between the life of the Saint and that of Jesus Christ. Frescoes are work...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Amazing church and museum. For 10 Euros per person you can buy a ticket that gets you into a dozen different museums in Umbria. We also visited the one in Bevanga and Trevi on the same day. Beautiful Old Church and a wonderful museum with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

The highlight of this Museum are the frescoes depicting the life of St Francis of Assisi in the Apse of the Church. The museum also has an old wine cellar where the monks would store their wine. Very peaceful and well work a visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dave S
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

If you go in the next few days be aware. The church museum is being decorated and most of the church is roped off. Not worth the money The Pinoteca was not great either. Unless you are a real fan of church painting I would...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Church full of paintings, transformed into a small but beautiful museum. A surprise, a magical place, is worth the visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

After the craziness of Assisi, this is a wonderfully quiet Museum in which to appreciate the religious frescoes in the deconsecrated church and the collection of religious art and artefacts in a more modern space. Unlike many attractions in Umbria, it doesn't open until 10am...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank MadamJosephine
Reviewed May 23, 2017

This is a little gem of a museum in a deconsecrated church. They have a wonderful selection ecclesiastical vestaments, statues and crosses and linens. In the basement the equipment monks had used to make wine and pieces of buildings and finally the church with examples...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Victoria L
Reviewed May 12, 2017

If you like Giotto you will adore Benozzo Gozzoli detailed paintings. Perspective, architecture and fashion of his age are like photos. His perfect technique brings you back in centuries to feel exactly the emotions analphabet pilgrims felt looking at the history of Saint Francis on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Alex H
Reviewed April 21, 2017

I have come to love Umbria, a close sibling to one of many of Italy's more famous tourist arenas. That it is somehow yet off the beaten track, lesser familiar and no less worthy of attention than other areas is a blessing yet disguised, much...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

The Church has amazing wall art and artifacts from 2-16th centuries Collection of Stone from BC Some old wine making equipment Well worth admission

Date of experience: April 2017
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