Saint Francis on his horse outside the Basilica Di San Francesco.
He was born in 1182 and died in 1226.
|The entrance arch into Assisi||The exit arch out of Assisi|
Narrow streets and plenty of arches all over the town.
|More arches…||and steep steps|
|The Basilica Di San Francesco. Stands 400M above sea level. This is the entrance to the upper church||The entrance to the lower church. St. Francis is buried in the crypt under the church|
|The plaza and view of the country below Assisi||The road down to the plaza and entrance to the lower church.|
|The Basilica Di Santa Chiara. Built between
1257 and 1260. Dedicated to St. Clare a very good friend of St. Francis. St. Clare was born
in 1193 and died 1253.
|Piazza Santa Chiara. Named after St. Clare in which the Basilica stands|
|The bell tower and front of the cathedral of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva is in the Piazza Del Comune. The temple dates from 1st century B.C.||The Duomo Di San Rufino and the bell tower can just be seen towards the top right hand side of the picture.|
|Two views of the surrounding countryside.||On a clear day, this is really spectacular|