The Sacred convent of Assisi is one of the most culturaly important places in Italy. Visited by millions of faithfuls, pilgrims and tourists every year, it belongs to the religious complex that includes upper balisica of Saint Francis and the lower, where the tomb of the Saint is preserved. The whole complex has been declared as a UNESCO world heritage site.
The basilica of Santa Chiara was built immediately after her death around 1257 and 1265, near the church of San Giorgio that in the past have conserved the remains of Saint Francis of Assisi.
The cathedral of San Rufino is dedicated to the first bishop and martyr of Assisi, a principal patron of the Umbrian church. Built around the first half of the eleventh century, it is considered a fundamental religious point of reference by its inhabitants and faithful followers like Saint Francis and Santa Chiara Within its interior the remains of San Rufino are preserved.
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