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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... it is a fascinating place, one of the most visited places in Italy. Short history : this is the birthplace of St Francis and St Clare whose remains are in their respective churches on the property. Assisi is a walled city on top of a hill (in medieval times they were always at war with other cities so they created a wall to protect themselves). Just outside the wall there are two escalators (I know, really!) to help the millions of tourists get up the ...
... Assissi. Of course the home of St Francis of Assissi the town is lovely perched atop the mountain But the main attraction is the Upper and Lower cathedrals built for him that house his tomb. Seems they built a gorgeous gothic church but had more funds so built another Romanesque style one on top of it! Lots of priests and monks around ...
... We do not disagree. Unfortunately for us they were engaged in restorative work on the exterior front. The inside was pristine. The church is rich with paintings and frescoes. In fact Mike (aka Michelangelo) reviewed the ceiling and wall art before painting the Sistine Chapel. Bird is also especially impressed with the alternating black and white stone work. Rather surprising they could build such a structure in a fairly out of the way place during the middle ...
... filled with visiting the towns three museums (one of which has excavations of Roman ruins running 100 metres back under the central plaza) and wandering the small alleyways and streets (all of them with some sort of an incline, this town really is built on the side of a hill) admiring the buildings and the flowers in pots that hang from every balcony and ledge available. When the time had come to catch our train home, we realised we hadn't left enough time to get back ...
... play in the pool and we had sooo much fun.
At the end I photobombed mum and dads picture. They where standing by the pool and dad was holding mum and I was behind. Then I took mums glasses off and I didn't know mum had a town wrapped around her but I pushed them in. It was hilarious to watch.
Overall I loved this place because of the basketball/soccer court, the pool.