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Beautiful!

This is a beautiful place. Art work is gorgeous. It closes during the middle of the day so time... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
giacomina17
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Brisbane, Australia
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Medieval Cathoilc Church with links to St Francis of Assisi

The church was built by 1256 . The site belonged to Giacomello Spadalunga who clothed St Francis... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Phil570
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place. Art work is gorgeous. It closes during the middle of the day so time your visit. It was peaceful just to sit and take it all in.

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

The church was built by 1256 . The site belonged to Giacomello Spadalunga who clothed St Francis after an encounter with a robber. It is a Gothic style church with frescoes. Under the altar are the remains of a blessed nun Franceschina who died in...More

Thank Phil570
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Interesting history of Gubbio is told here. One of the main destinations of this town. You should visit.

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Although I can understand where they are coming from, I must say that I can't agree with those reviewers who say that this is a stark or plain church. In my view this is a rather lovely example of a 13th century church, and it...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

The church is beautiful with lovely paintings and decorations In many ways I preferred it to the Basilica in Assisi

Thank mick c
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I came here right after breakfast and I was in love with the moment I stepped through the doors with my husband. The columns and high ceilings made the place feel so welcoming. I think the chipped artwork makes it look fabulous but to me...More

Thank Sarajean1997
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Just off the car park this church is almost as old as St. Francis himself. Though it needs some restoration its worth a visit and a respite from the summer sun. Great photo op with Francis statue outside (esp. for the kids).

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Park at the bottom of the town on the free gravel Car park and then walk up through the town exploring the lovely narrow streets. You must go up the Funivia just for the experience and to enjoy an ice cream and the view at...More

Thank Nigel O
Reviewed 5 May 2016

In a town with nothing but steps, this building is a pleasant walk from the parking lot. The Gothic building is rather spare, but evocative. Some of the interior decoration has suffered over the ages. All of this means it is not one of the...More

Thank JohnRegoPark
Reviewed 27 September 2015

A trip to Gubbio is a trip back into time. We walked through the town, from the base of the village where there are remains of an early auditorium, through the church, and then up to the gardens built by a local "bigwig" long ago...More

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