18. Assisi – a city in the mountains
Approximately 5 million visitors each year to turn a small town in Umbria into a thriving tourist area in Italy that would surprise even the St. Francis, founder of the city.
What is so attractive for tourists? Among the many other wonders of this Basilica di San Francesco 13th century, with the sacred relics of Francis and beautiful frescoes, documenting his life, as well as numerous other churches, Roman ruins, sacred shrines, and the narrow medieval streets, creating almost mystical atmosphere under the patronage UNESCO.
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