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Chiesa Nuova

Piazza Chiesa Nuova 7, 06081, Assisi, Italy
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“small church” (3 reviews)
“his mother” (2 reviews)
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Piazza Chiesa Nuova 7, 06081, Assisi, Italy
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"restoration work"
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"small church"
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"his mother"
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"saint francis"
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"prison"
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"cell"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On my way back to where we were parked, I wanted to stop to see one other church I had seen that was close to the Temple of Minerva. It was the Chiesa Nuova. This church was built over the birthplace of St. Francis, his...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chiesa Nuova is built above the site that is considered the paternal home of St. Francis. It was so named, as at the time it was built it was the newest church in Assisi. It was erected in the early 17th century and built in...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2018

There's a pilgrims' path which connects the Basilica for Clare to the Basilica for Francis. Chiesa Nuova lies in between. It is the church built on Francis' home. Be sure to tour all three spots. Our tour guide told us the story of Francis' early...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

We journeyed to this church while praying the Stations of the Cross with the youth of Assisi. This is an old church going thru restoration work by the help of the Knights of Columbus. I was grateful to have the opportunity to visit with people...More

Thank Patti R
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

This is the historical religious birthplace of Saint Francis. It covers the home of Pietro di Bernardone, Saint Francis' father. It includes the small cell that his father locked him in to prevent him from continuing with his fledgling religious ministry.

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Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

We found this small church next to an excellent pizzeria called Otello. The inside of the church is beautiful with great photo opportunities. Worth a visit before or after you try the excellent and very reasonably priced pizza at Otello.

Thank Dan P
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Reviewed December 25, 2016

A small church in Assisi. It is considered a new church even though it was built close to 300 years ago. Here you will find the home of St. Francis and the prison where his mother (or father?) held him captive. Some parts of the...More

1  Thank Liyana N
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

this is one of the many churches to see in the area------ it doesn't quite measure up to the Cathedral on top of the city or santa Maria on the other side of the train station.It is definitely a church to see and walk around.

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Reviewed July 24, 2016

Small church, worth a walk through mostly because of the tie to St. Francis. There is a little room to exemplify the small room St Francis father locked him up in for a while.

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Reviewed July 11, 2016

Still under renovation but the room where St. Frances' father held him captive remains on display. Lovely side chapels and late Renaissance architecture

1  Thank Pinkertonx
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