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Address: Via San Damiano, Assisi, Italy
Phone Number: 075-812-273
Description: The church of San Damiano was restored by St. Frances of Assisi and later...
The church of San Damiano was restored by St. Frances of Assisi and later served as home for St. Clare.
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Quiet, peaceful, full of a positive charge

Even it seams to be austere, it was a very pleasant place, easy acces, nice inside garden. Quiet, peaceful, full of a positive charge.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Even it seams to be austere, it was a very pleasant place, easy acces, nice inside garden. Quiet, peaceful, full of a positive charge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

One of the best places to visit in Assisi - a tangible sense of peace and holiness. Easy to find, just signed off the main road around the outside of the Assisi walls.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a lovely place to visit, if you can get there when no groups are around, as seem to ignore the signs about taking photos or being silent. The statue of St Francis sitting cross-legged over looking the plains is lovely

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Whenever I am in Assisi we go to Vespers here in San Damiano. Check the time (6.30 or 7 pm) and go early as the little church fills quickly. Even half an hour before. It can be tricky to find, out one of the upper city gates and down past the car park. This is where St Francis heard the... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is where it all started! The beginning of what is now one of the most important places in Fransicanism. Although it was in private ownership until the 1980s it has not lost it's importance. So wonderful to see where St Claire lived and died and what a simple frugal life she lived. Of course it should not be forgotten... More 

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Okemos, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

To reach San Damiano on foot is a about a half hour each way or a bit more than a mile. The church is situated at the bottom of a small hill so be ready to trek back up. Also, time your visit not to arrive between the hours of noon to 2PM as it is closed. We arrived just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Its simplicity it's what will hit you hard. Not like any pompous building, this church is almost as it was during St. Francis times. Worth the visit.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I know Italy often closes in the early afternoon, but nothing told us that before we went there. Still, it was a lovely setting and I would imagine a lovely place to see.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

A short distance outside of the walls of Assisi is this special 12th century church. It has beautiful art and relics, in a beautiful hillside setting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I found the walk to the site a bit confusing. Could not easily see the sign to the pedestrian path, but once located, I felt as others have stated that it is a nice walk to the site. I picniced in the olive grove and enjoyed birds and quiet. The hill was very steep for my 78 year old legs,... More 

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Address: Via San Damiano, Assisi, Italy
Phone Number: 075-812-273
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Assisi

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