Like other medieval Italian towns, sprawling on the slopes of the mountains of Assisi was built, as it allowed him to relief, and as a result formed a narrow, elongated body of the city across the slope, still gravitating up the hill. Erected on top of a powerful fortress - the Rocca Maggiore, built by the Spanish Cardinal Gil Albornasom, for 17 years, restored in the area shaken the papal throne and built in many cities fortifications.
The main axis of the city is the Basilica of San Francesco to the Duomo. From her helter-skelter down the narrow streets and climb, climb under the arches, again connected. On the walls - many pots of flowers. Plenty of cozy nooks and corners.
What you notice immediately, entering the city of Assisi color - pale pink. Amazingly beautiful shade of stone quarries in the local! And as the sun sank lower, this shade was manifested all the brighter.
The street of San Francesco we got to the city's main square - Piazza del Commune. First there was the Community Forum. The oldest building - the Church of Our Lady of Minerva, (built on the site of a pagan temple I c. BC. E.) With Corinthian columns and a narrow triangular pediment. To the left of it - the Palazzo Affairs Captain with a bell tower, on the contrary - dei Priori Pallatstso (a complex of four buildings, one of which is urban Pinakothek). In the middle of the fountain. In general, a standard set of components of the central square.