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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. Take a look at our Assisi tourist route planner to schedule your visit to San Damiano and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Get off at the Cathedral of St. Francis is going to miss a lot of turns. We saw the next day after a simple one in Assisi, at the entrance of the yesusang so I was surprised by the material. Hundreds of years ago Virgin Chiara was preserved, the appearance of which life is naturally worn look to touch the wall, reminiscent of a pious religious life knocker. A good place to organize to calm the mind.
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  • A mystical atmosphere that surrounds you, beautiful statue of St Francis watching the horizon with the opportunity to observe the sunset with him.
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  • One of the most exciting, Franciscan sites for simplicity and at the same time greatness. Leads to contemplation and meditation.
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  • Very simple yet pristine place. Away from the crowds. The history here is awe inspiring.
  • Amazingly peaceful and prayerful place.
  • A truly holy place!
  • A very spiritual place. A place of retreat, of introspection, reflection and silence. Our days there with prayer and song, were wonderful.
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  • The lovely place, where we manage better to regenerate the soul
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