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A very reverent and peaceful time to be in the presence of St. Francis’ tomb. Take your time... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
luv2flyNy
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Deeply moving.

A truly moving experience to be present at the tomb of San Francesco. A quiet, reflective place... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
giacomina17
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Brisbane, Australia
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22 Sep 2018
“Should not be missed”
20 Sep 2018
“Deeply moving.”
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Located under the main floor of the lower Basilica and accessed via a stairway, this enclave has seating to pray, meditate or just contemplate. His crypt is elevate above and behind the alter. There is a small plaque attached with his name. The posted PHOTOGRAPHY...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

A very reverent and peaceful time to be in the presence of St. Francis’ tomb. Take your time visiting there and “take it all in”. Very spiritual.

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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

A truly moving experience to be present at the tomb of San Francesco. A quiet, reflective place that means so much to many. Don't try and sneak photos in here- show some respect.

Thank giacomina17
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The Crypt has the body of St. Francis intombed and the artworks are amazing and well worth seeing. It is a place of solitude and reflection.

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

Sat in mass here with a group from Germany (I think) who sang. Very, peaceful and spiritual. Accoustics was great. No photos are allowed.

Thank LineMc
Reviewed 25 May 2018

PLEASE NO PHOTOGRAPHY – respect the brothers’ wishes. This is a place of worship not a tourist attraction. Located within the crypt beneath the lower Basilica, the earthly remains of Saint Francis lay within a stone sarcophagus. It is positioned above the altar of the...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

What you should know before visiting it is that it's mainly a place for lots of people to pray. If you are visiting it as a tourist destination you most likely wouldn't spend more than 5 minutes there. And of course taking photos is prohibited.

Thank Ivan I
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Located under the main floor of the lower Basilica and accessed via a stairway, this enclave has seating to pray, meditate or just contemplate. His crypt is elevate above and behind the alter. There is a small plaque attached with his name. The posted PHOTOGRAPHY...More

1  Thank SoCalOregonian
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