Assisi

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

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