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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  • place of worship and prayer here you can find peace and serenity of a quiet place to meditate historical and cultural
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  • This small chapel located just 2 kms outside the town of Assisi is famous among pilgrims because story has it that this was where an image of the Crucified Christ spoke to St. Francis. This was the be...  more »
  • In 2011 I was very upset about the recent breakup with my ex boyfriend and I needed peace and consolation. During a spiritual retreat I attended church group and I went to San Damiano, where we were greeted by a friar who talked about how faith has changed my life despite a hiccup that caused him no small pain. After this meeting I was alone, to admire the scenery that surrounds this beautiful structure, and there I experienced God's voice saying "between you and infinity there is the cross", so I was able to get rid of resentment towards my ex (also present him to retire) , I forgave him and, after a few months, I'm closer to my first love, with which I am getting married soon. After that retreat I have not yet had the opportunity to return to San Damiano, but I would highly recommend this to all who are heartbroken, who need to feel welcomed and to gather in prayer. P.s.: under the menu item "When you traveled?" I could not put 2011, but the withdrawal was made in that year.
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  • Just respect silence and you'll have the desired fruit!
  • Very simple yet pristine place. Away from the crowds. The history here is awe inspiring.
  • Sacred grounds and yes, awe inspiring.
  • Peaceful , intense
  • Amazingly peaceful and prayerful place.

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