Church of Santa Chiara in Antrodoco

The Church of Santa Chiara is located in the heart of Antrodoco‘s historic center, between the Corso Roma and the Via Savelli. After a restoration that took over 40 years, the church was reopened in 2012.

Santa Chiara Church Antrodoco

Useful information

Address: Largo Santa Chiara, 6 – 01023 Antrodoco. Phone: +39 . Opening times: . Ticket price: . (Note that prices and times may be subject to change.)

History and description

Interior Santa Chiara Church Antrodoco
Santa Chiara Church interior

The church, attached to the Convent of the Poor Clares, has a portal surmounted by an broken tympanum. The facade is crowned by a Baroque bell gable.

What to see

The interior has a single nave covered by a barrel vault and boasts a richly decorated wall altar set between two side niches with statues of St. Francis and St. Clare. Four other altars with 19th-century paintings are placed along the nave.

Above the entrance portal is a large brick choir loft accessed by a wooden staircase. This ancient matroneum was built so that the Poor Clares could participate in religious rites without breaking the vow of silence.

Santa Chiara Church Antrodoco

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