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San Damiano

Via San Damiano, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 812273
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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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Via San Damiano, Assisi, Italy
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+39 075 812273
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you visit Assisi, this is a must see trip, even though not in the centre of town ( is walkable if fit). St Francis helped build this for St Clare - in our view , one of the most memorable of the sites.

Thank Nikkoh223
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place really conveys the messages that Saints Francis and Clare sent to us. Simple, beautiful, refined. Sad that many of the visitors seem untouched by this and ignore the requests for quiet meditation.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved my visit to San Damiano. It seemed so humble and beautiful, and I felt like I could connect to the spiritual significance of the sight. The views from the grounds of the valley below were also amazing.

Thank H S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting and historical. If you are in Rome Assisi is only a short train trip away. Be careful of people at the station wanting to help you buy your tickets they will grab your tickets and hold them till you pay them a fee....More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

I was expecting a much different experience after having read reviews and articles about this spiritual place calling it a place of solitude and reflection. I arrived 45 minutes before the opening, but perhaps a Sunday was not a good day to visit. The other...More

Thank Janice G
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

This is a small chapel about half-hour walk along a pleasant country road from the town of Assisi. This is the place where St. Francis first heard Christ calling from the crucifix to ask him to rebuild the ruined church, and he did and started...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

We walked to San Damiano from the centre of Assisi. It's about 30 minutes and worth every step. I felt humbled to be in the place where St. Francis lived and then St. Claire. It is so simple and everywhere is infused with deep spirituality....More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 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 20 April 2018

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.

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

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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Hope D
24 September 2015|
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Response from Mark P |
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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