Chiesa Nuova

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Chiesa Nuova information

Location
Assisi , Italy
Address
Piazza Chiesa Nuova
Opening hours
6.30am-noon & 2.30-6pm summer, to 5pm winter
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Just southeast of the Piazza del Comune, this domed church is a peaceful place for contemplation. It was built by King Philip III of Spain in the 1600s on the spot reputed to be the house of St Francis' family. A bronze statue of the saint's parents stands outside.