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Address: Via San Damiano, Assisi, Italy
Phone Number: 075-812-273
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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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A very special relic ...

There are a number of important MUST see places when you visit Assisi. The St. Damiano cross is one. I suggest you google "San Damiano Cross" if you want to find out the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Maria A
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Los Angeles, California

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a number of important MUST see places when you visit Assisi. The St. Damiano cross is one. I suggest you google "San Damiano Cross" if you want to find out the history. But this is a MUST see especially for catholics. There's so much history and beauty and spirituality just gazing at the cross.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short ride out of the Commune de Assisi is the San Damiano Cloister where St.Clare and her fellow "Poor Clare's " lived in a very small simple silence. Rebuilt by St, Francis when he heard his call. A lovely peaceful place with views of the Umbrian countryside and an important part of St. Francis and St Clare's story.

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Thank SarahHC2013
Calgary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the slopes of an olive grove with beautiful peaceful views over Umbria where St Francis received his call.

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

We visited San Damiano because of its link with St Francis, it was while praying in this church that he heard God tell him to rebuild his church. His site was later associated with St Clare of Assisi, the founder of the poor Clare's. This is a wonderful peaceful place that gives a glimpse into the monastic life of the... More 

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Dharamsala, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

a spiritual place app 2 kms down from Assisi; associated with St Francis and St Chiara. a place where St chiara left her mortal body and also performed a miracle or two. a must visit place. olive orchards around the monastery. now it's not a nunnery; it's a monastery, i suppose.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I visited this place because I have the same name and I was curious how does it look like. It’s easy to find on a great location with a beautiful view. Quiet and clean, no entrance fee. There is a free parking. Not suitable for trolleys and wheelchairs.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

If you like St. Franchesco life you must go there. The place is full of history and you can visit the church and hermitage built by Franchesco and Chiara themselves. It is a long walk, so it can be difficult for children and people with physical limitations, but each step is worth after you arrive there. The view from the... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This amazing church is joined with the first monastery of the Order of St. Clare - St. Francis' female counterpart in Assisi. The structure is ancient, built in the 12th c. As I sat on a rough-hewn pew and leaned against the cool stone, I felt safely held like an infant in her mother's arms. Sacred. It contains the San... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Must see. Rich in history, this small church tells a story which You can literally feel with your full self. Spiritual voyage.

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Butler PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This beautiful home of S. Chiara is a very peaceful, amazing space. To think that she lived & died here so many years ago is incredible. Many steps & small spaces to navigate thru but worth the trip!!

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