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San Damiano

Via San Damiano, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 812273
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Serene and spiritual

San Damiano is a beautiful, very meaningful and spiritual place. All should read the history of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ridgie2018
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Florence, Italy
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peaceful

An interesting place to visit, especially for those interested in st Claire. The place is well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
daydayse
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Rio de Janeiro
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The church of San Damiano was restored by St. Frances of Assisi and later served as home for St. Clare.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“st clare” (24 reviews)
“olive groves” (11 reviews)
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Via San Damiano, Assisi, Italy
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+39 075 812273
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

San Damiano is a beautiful, very meaningful and spiritual place. All should read the history of St Francis and St. Claire.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting place to visit, especially for those interested in st Claire. The place is well preserved and has a nice atmosphere. Easy to park.

Thank daydayse
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To see the little church that St Francis repaired and where he heard Christ speak to him from the cross fills one with awe. Likewise the original convent of St Clare and the spot where she died.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a charming old (and well kept) church in the hills of Assisi. It was here that St. Clare lived and had her convent. It was also here that St. Francis witnessed an exhortation from Christ from the cross to build his Church. And...More

Thank Patti R
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

The church of San Damiano is a complex of church, chapel, cloisters, dormitory and refectory. The small courtyard was beautifully decorated with cyclamens and geraniums. Visiting this building gave me a better understanding of Frances and Clare It is well worth the walk down the...More

Thank Jon B
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This small chapel located just 2 kms outside the town of Assisi is famous among pilgrims because story has it that this was where an image of the Crucified Christ spoke to St. Francis. This was the beginning of his conversion and monastic life. Inside...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

To get to this 12th century church, you can walk down from Assisi's main street, and through olive groves, unti you reach what became the monastery of Santa Chiara. In this church, San Francis heard for the first time the voice of God instructing him...More

Thank Martine A
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

First, La Verna is not a ‘tourist destination’…. it is a place for meditation and inner exploration in exquisite nature. The week spent at La Verna is one of the most tranquil places I’ve ever had the privilege of staying. It is near the top...More

1  Thank Lynnclaire D
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is where Saint Francis was called to rebuild the church which started his ministry. A giant of historical religious sites. It is also the convent of Saint Claire and her followers. Beautiful site.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

What a joy to be in the home of St Clare and her sisters. I wish we had more time here just to soak up the beauty of the surroundings.

Thank janthony0613
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Free, donations welcome. Just put location into sat Nav and turn up Opening hours through Google. Opens around 10 generally. I went solo and there is multi language guides printed as you enter.
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