Hotel Dei Duchi
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At least to my humble viewpoint it is. A town where people just appear ! Numerous steep cobbled alleyways, lots of churches, great hillside views. It's clean and so spacious - a town located at the head of a valley, with height and historically quite strategic. It's a walled city (remnant) but you can't walk them as you can in Xian an ancient …
... an Ikea-like route through the town, when all of a sudden we were all stunned by the sight in front of us. Visible through the crack of the windy road was a massive, exceptionally colorful cathedral. Kristi likened it to seeing the Treasury in Petra for the first time. As we came into the square in front of the cathedral, we came to see just how enormous the fašade of the church was. We all knew that we immediately needed to park and check this out, and ...
... as a strong fever. He rallied enough for us to take a walk and finally check out the inside of the Duomo. While we had passed through the square many times, we had not ventured inside. While decorated with many frescoes it was not an overly ornate cathedral. What was perhaps most intriguing were the numbered squares in the floor which were obviously used at one point, as subterranean crypts. While the rings are now removed, you could still make out ...
... a ministry based on peace, simplicity and kindness.
So, when St. Francis died in 1226, he asked his followers to refrain from building ornate, excessive monuments to his memory. This request was clearly ignored, and the city has a vast number of churches, statues, monuments all commemorating the life and work of St. Francis. Based on the number of tourist groups and cheesy souvenirs shops, the veneration of St. Francis ...
... After finding our Bed and Breakfast at the top of the hill, we began walking down the hill enjoying the sites as we ambled by. From the Piazza Matteotti we walked to the Roman Amphitheater, the stones of which have long been absorbed into the medieval architecture. The view from town to the valley below is called "The Green Heart of Italy" and it's beauty is simply beyond description! We visited ...