San Damiano, Assisi

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St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and ecosystems, is said to have been praying at San Damiano in 1205, when the structure was in disrepair. While kneeling, he saw a vision that told him to rebuild the church. The interior of the cathedral has a single nave, one circular rose window, and a wooden crucifix dating back to 1637. Although St. Francis' history here attracts visitors, it is primarily a place devoted to humble tranquility. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Assisi trip simple and quick.
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  • another lovely spot of this beautiful and full of emotions, we should live it for a month to have a place like this to reclaim our values
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  • Church of St. Francis to listen to God's voice, and repair. Send faith St. Chiara where cared about Francesco in his later years. And the place made Francis 'Canticle of the Sun (hymn of the creator). San Damiano, feel the warmth of the Sun between Francesco and Chiara. And we are healed. Among the places I most love in Assisi.
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  • A mystical place, very fine architecturally and healthy from the mental point of view. There is great peace, you can see all the premises inhabited by religious people are very well preserved and well explained by the educational boards.
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  • Small, peaceful and prayerful. Note that it is closed between noon and 2 p.m.
  • It is a nice place and paintings are really meaningful and speak about lovely creation of God , adding to that there is a crucifixion and it is a mysterious one from right to left when you move you can see the serious and smiling face of Jesus
  • Such an amazing and historic place, so peaceful and calming. The monks still live there and the church attracts huge crowds. Can be difficult to see inside but its worth the wait!
  • A visit to this place immediately draws you into the spirituality of the place and of St. Francis.
  • San Damiano was an amazing way to spend an afternoon. Clare was a woman that should be known by everyone. She was strong and smart and directed. The walk to and from San Damiano had a pedestrian path- it is steep but passable- by a variety of different abilities. I saw people with walking sticks, people walking with a limp and young, old, healthy, and no so healthy looking. I strongly recommend you make the walk- AND- maintain the silence requested by the signs and Friars. This is one holy place and I hope you can make it to this beautiful site.
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