East Assisi Self-Guided Tour, Assisi

East Assisi Self-Guided Tour, Assisi
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the iOS app "GPSmyCity: Walks and Articles with Offline Maps" on iTunes App Store or the Android app "Assisi Map and Walks" on Google Play. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Located in central Italy, the town of Assisi represents one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. With its Roman ruins, charming Medieval streets, ancient constructions and sacred places, it attracts millions of visitors every year. Such fascinating attractions as the Roman amphitheater, Rocca Minore, Porta Nuova and San Damiano Church are located in the eastern part of the city. Take the following tour to discover the most amazing attractions in eastern Assisi!

East Assisi Self-Guided Tour Map

Guide Name: East Assisi Self-Guided Tour
Guide Location: Italy » Assisi (See other walking tours in Assisi)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Author: leticia
Rocca Minore

1) Rocca Minore

Rocca Minore is a Medieval fortress, located to the right of the prominent and magnificent Rocca Maggiore. Dating back to 1174, this former military construction is much smaller than Rocca Maggiore and is connected to it by a long wall, beneath which there is a secret...   view more
Porta Cappuccini

2) Porta Cappuccini

Porta Cappuccini is located down the street from the prominent city’s Medieval fortress, Rocca Minore. This gate represents an old historic construction and is one of the eight gates that welcomes tourists coming to visit this wonderful Italian...   view more
Anfiteatro Romano

3) Anfiteatro Romano

The Roman amphitheater of Assisi is located in Porta Perlici (one of the eight entrances to the city). This ancient structure dates back to the first half of the first century, and the original elliptical amphitheater is still visible between the garden wall that delimits the area of ancient and Medieval...   view more
Museo Diocesano e Cripta

4) Museo Diocesano e Cripta

The Diocesan Museum and Crypt of St Rufino or Museo Diocesano e Cripta is situated in Palazzo dei Canonici, near the Cathedral of San Rufino. The museum was founded in 1941 by bishop Placido Nicolini, and displays frescoes of the thirteenth century, liturgical vestments, sacred vessels, sarcophagus of the third century A.D., paintings and other precious...   view more
Piazza Santa Chiara

5) Piazza Santa Chiara

Piazza Santa Chiara is a prominent shopping spot in Assisi and has a lot of interesting things to offer. Its several souvenir shops (La Grotta del Medioevo, Il Grifondoro, Robin Souvenir) will offer you wonderful local souvenirs, beautiful hand painted ceramics, religious items, objects in copper,...   view more
Porta Nuova

6) Porta Nuova

Porta Nuova is located in the south-eastern part of Assisi, the marvelous city of ancient churches and Medieval buildings. This impressive, old historic construction represents one of the eighth entrances to the city and is a popular tourist...   view more
San Damiano Church

7) San Damiano Church (must see)

San Damiano is a church with a monastery, which was the first monastery of the Order of Saint Clare, where Saint Clare built her community. Perhaps one of the most significant aspects regarding the church was Saint Francis' encounter with Christ. He had been praying at San Damiano, which at the time was a very run down building. One day Saint Francis saw the figure of the Christ crucifix telling him to restore his house. Afterwards, Saint Francis took action to repair San Damiano, although...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia


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