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Assisi, The city of the Peace

Assisi, The city of the Peace

(120Km 1h 40 min) Assisi is a town of Italy in the province of Perugia in the Umbria region. It was the birthplace of St. Francis. It is the capital of the PEACE in the world. Assisi is an Italian town of the province of Perugia in Umbria . She is known for being the city where they were born , they lived and died in St. Francis , patron saint of Italy and St. Clare .

Basilica of St. Francis Built starting in 1228 in order to preserve the mortal remains of the saint and accommodate the multitude of pilgrims who still come motivated by a deep devotion. The basilica is home to masterpieces by Cimabue, Pietro Lorenzetti, Simone Martini and the cycle attributed to Giotto with stories from the life of St. Francis.

Basilica of Santa Chiara Urban counterpart of San Francesco complex is dedicated to Chiara partner founder of the Poor Clares. On horizontal bands of white and pink stone of Subasio, he holds the body of the saint and the crucifix from which Francis heard the words, "Go and repair my house which, as you see, is all in ruins", who donated to the holy force and He confirmed in his vocation.

Basilica of Santa Chiara Temple of Minerva From Roman times, it stands in the town square. The interior houses the baroque church of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva.

Roman Forum and the Archaeological Museum Visit the ancient Roman forum under the current town square, a unique experience that will make you spend a medieval ambience, typical of the old town, the important vestiges of Assisi who made one of the most important era Roman.

Church of San Rufino Assisi Cathedral, a masterpiece of Romanesque architecture, in which it retains the old source in which Francis and Clare were baptized.

Rocca Maggiore At the highest point of the city, rebuilt in the fourteenth century on the structure of a previous fortified citadel. To reach miss among medieval alleys that will give you breathtaking views of the city and the Valle Umbra.