Filled with spectacular frescoes by Giotto, this church is Assisi's crowning glory. It is a major place of pilgrimage for St. Francis devotees and art lovers alike.
- Go Historic ID
- Basilica Papale di San FrancescoBasilica di San FrancescoSacro Convento di San Francesco
- Listed on
- 17 Jul 1228
First Stone Laid at the Basilica of St. Francis
- 25 May 1230
Burial of St. Francis in his Assisi basilica
- 12 Dec 1818
Tomb of St. Francis of Assisi Discovered
- 26 Sep 1997
Earthquake Severely Damages Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi
- Elvio Lunghi, and Elvio Lunghi. Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi. Scala Publishers, 1996.
- Official Website of Basilica di San Francesco. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <http://www.sanfrancescoassisi.org/>
- The Virtual Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi (CD-ROM). Institute of Digital Theology.