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Duomo di San Rufino

Piazza San Rufino, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 812283
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First built as early as the 5th century, this historic church features the baptismal font of St. Francis, St. Clare and Emperor Frederick II.
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Piazza San Rufino, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 812283
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rufino is the patron saint of this town, not Francis! If you download Rick Steves' podcast of a Walk Through Assisi, you will discover more interesting facts like this, including some details about this church. It's a simple building; you can see some Roman ruins...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit the church and its beautiful side-wings. Walk to this church from Piazza Matteoti with busstop and parking. Walk through the Via del Torrione. From here you might shoot marvellous photographs of the cathedral belltower and the castle.

Thank fvanhulsen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you are in Assisi and done with your visit to Basilica San Francisco a visit to this beautiful duomo is a must.

Thank Lara H
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Well worth seeing, quite ornate with parts of the floor inlaid with glass so that one can see and appreciate the Roman ruins below.

Thank NswAustraliaDidi
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

A lovely peaceful place and well worth seeing the font where St Francis was baptised. Nice to see the earlier foundations through glass screens in the floor.

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

A lovely cathedral set in a beautiful square in Assisi. Inside is the batismal font where St Francis was baptised

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is built on top of ancient Roman ruins and has a glass floor so that you can see them! How cool and unique is that? We loved this church.

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 19 June 2017

As we didn't visit other churches in town I cannot compare the Duomo with others, but although the interior was much smaller than I expected, it is certainly very ornate and the painted ceiling above the nave is rather spectacular.

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 2 June 2017

At the other end of Assisi (Basilica St Francis at the other end) a nice walk to enjoy the plaza and of course the interior of this Duomo - history abounds and the beauty is magnificent !!!!!!!!!!!

Thank MikeB8967
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This historically significant church is located on the other end of Assisi from the Basilica and is built on the ruins of older churches. Foundations of which can be seen through sections of glass flooring of the cathedral. This church is where St. Francis, St....More

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