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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Full day tour of Assisi including St Francis Basilica and Porziuncola BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $86
Duration: 6 hours
Explore Sanctuaries and Franciscan Sites outside Assisi by Driver and Guide BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $172
Duration: 3 hours
Assisi Private Guided Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $499
Duration: 2 hours
San Damiano Reviews
Molto raccolta , si respira una spiritualità come da poche parti. Il giro di visita è perfettamente organizzato, si visitano i luoghi in cui visse S.Chiara. Un po' complicato raggiungerla, ma ne vale ... more »Very collected, you breathe a spirituality as a few parts. The tour is perfectly organized, we visit the places where he lived S. Chiara. A little tricky to reach it, but it's definitely worth it.
San Damiano è immersa nel verde tra gli ulivi e ci si arriva facendo una bellissima Passeggiata, visitare i luoghi in cui è vissuta è morta santa Chiara e che hanno ispirato il cantico delle creature ... more »San Damiano is immersed in the green among the olive trees and you get there doing a beautiful walk, visit the places where it lived died St. Clare and that inspired the song of the creatures is very exciting
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
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