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Abbazia di San Pietro - Assisi (PG)

Abbazia di San Pietro - Assisi (PG)

Abbazia di San Pietro - Assisi (PG)

Located in the square of the same name on the edge of the historic center of Assisi, the Abbey of San Pietro is a stop not to be missed during a visit to this area of ​​the Umbrian territory. Its Benedictine origins, the particular facade, the beauty of the interior and its spiritual atmosphere make it an absolute treasure.

Perhaps less known than the Basilicas of San Francesco and Santa Chiara, the Abbey of San Pietro is a Catholic place of worship in Assisi included, together with the other Franciscan sites and the city itself, in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

The Church of San Pietro, an ancient Benedictine monastery

The Abbey of San Pietro of Assisi was founded by the Benedictines at the end of the 10th century in an area where an ancient Roman necropolis stood and was remodeled several times until the definitive reconstruction which dates back to the 13th century.