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Chiesa di San Francesco

Open Now: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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there is also a museum next to the church, a courtyard with columns, a very peaceful, quiet place... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2013
Tlekkerbeddeke
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Rumst, Belgie
Not a lot to see, but a BEAUTIFUL atmosphere of silence.

Typical of Franciscan sensibility, this place is rather austere in terms of decoration which might... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Stephen P
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 Feb 2018
“Not a lot to see, but a BEAUTIFUL atmosphere of silence.”
25 Sep 2013
“special place”
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San Francesco is a church in Prato, Tuscany, central Italy. San Francesco's church, in the homonym square (XII-XIV sec.), it is located in the nucleus of the Oldest City of Prato and an Important Place of Catholic worship and one of the first...more
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Piazza San Francesco 10, 59100, Prato, Italy
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Typical of Franciscan sensibility, this place is rather austere in terms of decoration which might keep the tourist away, but the atmosphere of silence within is pristine and deep. We sat in silent meditation for about 20 minutes, deeply refreshed when we rose from our...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2013

there is also a museum next to the church, a courtyard with columns, a very peaceful, quiet place in the middle of the city. The church door was not open when we sit on the steps before the gate and leaned against the big beautiful...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2013

If you are following the story of the Merchant of Prato then enter this church to see his tomb, placed in the floor in this church.

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