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Address: Piazza Santa Chiara, 06081, Assisi, Italy
Phone Number: +39 075 812282
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06:30 - 12:00
14:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 12:00
14:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Built onto the original Chapel of St. George, this Cathedral is where St....

Built onto the original Chapel of St. George, this Cathedral is where St. Clare of Assisi was buried in a crypt in 1872.

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Standing at the top of Assisi

This church and ecifice dedicated to Saint Clare stands atop Assisi at the high end. It is an introduction to the town. You should start any tour of Assisi by visiting this... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This church and ecifice dedicated to Saint Clare stands atop Assisi at the high end. It is an introduction to the town. You should start any tour of Assisi by visiting this church, which is built close to the moving steps from ground level to the heights of Assisi. It is relatively plain inside, although quite decorated on the exterior.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very simple architecture. The exterior is pink marble so that the impression changes with the lighting. One of the prettiest churches I have seen Not overdone.

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Newbury Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did not know the history of Santa Chiara and was so glad we took this tour. The history was fascinating, the relics amazing, and her life story as it related to Saint Frances of Assisi was very moving.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Basilica di Santa Chiara is a church dedicate to St Clare. It is just a beautiful as all the other historical churches in Assisi and a must see. In one of the side alters is the crucifix that spoke to St Francis. St Clare's tomb and several artifacts can be seen below the church.

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Bryan, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The Basilica is where Saint Clare's remains are entombed. The Chapel and relics are amazing to see. An emotional trip for sure!

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Basilica di Santa Chiara may be simple as compared the other nearby churches but it is beautiful nonetheless. A must see when in Assisi.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This church is dedicated to Saint Claire, an early follower and contemporary of Saint Francis. Not the prettiest or most art filled church in Italy but interesting njone the less.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Be there for "laudi" at 6.45-7.15 and/or "vesper" at 18.45-19.15 and hear the angels sing ! See the actual crutifix that "spoke" to Francesco in 1206 (or 1202)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We were in Assisi on the Feast day of St. Francis. The parade began near St. Claire's (Santa Chiara) church and proceeded to the Basilica of St. Francesco at the other end of town. Pageantry plus. This church is lovely and has a museum with ancient artifacts, art and the soft chanting gave us goosebumps. Wonderful experience. As Clair was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This beautiful Basilica has so much history and charm. St Clare (Chiara) was very much a woman for her time that knew her own mind and reason. This is a must see whilst in the beautiful village of Assisi!

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