Basilica di Santa Chiara, Assisi

See the original Cross of San Damiano, which is duplicated all over town, at Basilica di Santa Chiara. This church is dedicated to and contains the remains of Saint Clare of Assisi, a founder of the Order of Poor Ladies (now the Order of Saint Clare). Admire the simple pink and white stone facade. The basilica is quite plain compared to other Italian churches, in keeping with Saint Clare’s humble lifestyle. Descend into the crypt and see a statue of Saint Clare, a display of her relics, and art depicting her life. Using our international travel planner, Assisi attractions like Basilica di Santa Chiara can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • One of the most beautiful squares in Assisi, in front of one of the churches to visit in Assisi. There are also some nice little shops facing the square.
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  • The Basilica of Santa Clara in the city of Assisi has a different architecture. A place of great religiosity and faith
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  • With the certainty that here you have accomplished something true. Of important. Something that made history and consciousness.
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  • The crypt of this holy site contains the enshrined remains of Santa Chiara (St. Clare) as well as a simple burlap-like robe worn by St. Francis, bespeaking his humble devotion.
  • Impressive basilica with important frescoes, artworks and, of course, the crypt of St Clare.
  • It is peaceful. The building, made of marble and stone keeps her relics and crypt.
  • Lovely church in a lovely town. You understand the importance of Santa Chiara in the life of St. Francis of Assisi.
  • Lovely place to visit and you should watch the film of her beautiful life with saint Francesco of Assisi it's wonderful

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