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Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi

General Information

Beginning of works: 1228
Completion: 1253
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Rib vault
Function / usage: Church

Location

Location: , , ,
Coordinates: 43° 4' 29.00" N    12° 36' 20.00" E
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Chronology

16 July 1228

Saint Francis is canonized by they pope who also lays the foundation stone of the church the same day.

26 September 1997

The church is severely damaged during an earthquake. The frescoed vaults partially collapse, stones fall from the tympanum, etc.

28 November 1999

The upper church is reopened after extensive restoration works and installation of anti-seismic devices.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20010609
  • Date created
    06/11/2003
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014