Religious and spiritual points of interest in Umbria

Umbria is a region known historically as the land related to religion and spirituality,the phenomenon dates back to ancient times when Christianity was not yet common in our country, and in many parts of the Umbria, thriving intellectual centers of worship and related pagan religions of various kinds.

Just think of places like Todi, where he worshiped the God Mars or Gubbio (Iguvium), where in pre-Roman times the ancient Umbrians celebrate religious ceremonies in honor of the city-state.

With the advent of Christianity in Umbria is crucial that became the center of Christian spirituality and gave birth to many saints and important figures like St. Francis, St. Clare, St. Valentine, St. Scholastica and St. Rita of Cascia.

Over time, the Umbria has become the cradle of spiritual and devotional movements that have helped to build places of celebration of great importance, including churches, monasteries and convents.

Bella Umbria offers the greatest places of religious and spiritual in Umbria.

▌ Points of interest

The Cathedral of the Annunciation

Dedicated to Mary Most Holy of the Annunciation, the church was built in Gothic style on a Latin cross plan in the 12th century upon a pre-existing Roman temple.

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Porziuncola

Although one can find references to the area of the Porziuncola in the documents of the city of Assisi dating back to more or less the year one thousand, it is only with the life of Saint Francesco that the place acquires its precise identity,

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