Basilica di Santa Rita, Cascia

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Basilica di Santa Rita is a minor basilica housing the relics of St. Rita, as well as numerous frescoes and bas-reliefs depicting her life and work. Ascend the hill of St. Augustine and climb a short flight of steps to reach the white travertine facade--inside, you'll find ornate works of art, a majestic organ, and the sarcophagus of St. Rita, which lies behind a narrow door leading into the old Church of the Blessed Rita. The marble-based sarcophagus was carved by Eros Pillini, and features four angels representing the cardinal virtues. Put Basilica di Santa Rita at the forefront of your travel plans using our Cascia trip itinerary maker website.
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  • My dream to visit St rita cand one can see her me true.The church is fantastic with beautiful paintings.There is St Rita to visit there and one can see her very close .It was a very emotional moment.....  more
    My dream to visit St rita cand one can see her me true.The church is fantastic with beautiful paintings.There is St Rita to visit there and one can see her very close .It was a very emotional moment.....  more »
  • My mum is very devout to Santa Rita, and I always admired this woman, so we both were really happy to visit the Basilica dedicated to this fantastic person: wife, mother, nun and Saint all in one... 
    My mum is very devout to Santa Rita, and I always admired this woman, so we both were really happy to visit the Basilica dedicated to this fantastic person: wife, mother, nun and Saint all in one...  more »
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  • Wonderful place of worship, prayer and Divine experience!
  • A must for any pilgrim visiting Italy. The Basilica is not as beautiful as others in Italy. But tou can feel the sanctity of the place

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