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San Damiano

Via San Damiano, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 812273
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San Damiano / Assise

Médiéval contruction with archs, this quit hermit Monastery merit a visit; a statue of San... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manuela L
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Walk in silence the Via San Damiano to this monastery.

Walk in silence the Via San Damiano to this monastery. Breath in and out and sing within to th Most... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
fvanhulsen
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Egmond-Binnen, The Netherlands
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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” (23 reviews)
“olive groves” (10 reviews)
“poor clares” (8 reviews)
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Via San Damiano, Assisi, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Médiéval contruction with archs, this quit hermit Monastery merit a visit; a statue of San Francisco simple and nice.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk in silence the Via San Damiano to this monastery. Breath in and out and sing within to th Most Highest as pure as Saint Clara and her sisters did. And still do in us when we meditate her live, sayings and writings.

Thank fvanhulsen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to San Damiano more than once. Each trip has been so special. The grounds are beautiful and seeing where St. Clare lived with her sisters is very inspiring.

Thank boliveri
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Attended a small private tour here as part of a 10-day stay in Assisi. It is a smaller, more intimate place than the larger basilicas in the centre of the town. It has a well-kept courtyard, many small spaces to explore, interesting frescos and of...More

Thank Jordan M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Everyone say to go to San Damiano. It's crowded, so very little atmosphere. Doesn't give the impression of a church but rather as a museum. ice walk to and from Assisi, but not worht it if you're pushed fro time!

Thank wrightone50
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is the church where St Francis started his journey, having renounced his wealthy up-bringing and military background. The cross is a copy, with the original being in the church of Santa Chiara in Assisi city. We were in a group of art historians and...More

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 21 June 2017

It is about 1000 meters from the east exist of Assisi, Only problem it is down a steep hill through the olive groves. The church is small but very inspirational. We walked back to Assisi and the best part was the escalator. St Clair gave...More

Thank bb-starr
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I have been here 3 times and still get more out of it eveytime. My best advice to the unknowing traveller is, once you enter the chapel of the cross, walk right up to the altar to the right near the choir loft ( it...More

1  Thank Patkym
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A great place to learn more about the San Damiano cross and its importance to St. Francis and the church. A very interesting stop.

Thank Stumpy60
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Very important historical church. Enjoyed learning more about the Clares and St Clare. Was lucky to have a Franciscan give us a tour.

Thank legacyso
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Hope D
24 September 2015|
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Je kunt op jezelf naar deze bezinswaardigheid en het is dus niet nodig om met een georganiseerde reis te gaan. De openingstijden voor toeristen zijn in de zomer 10.00-12.00 en 14.00-18.00. In de winter 10.00-12.00 en... More
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