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Address: Corniglia, Italy
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Description: This elegant Gothic church was erected in 1334 on the ruins of an older...
This elegant Gothic church was erected in 1334 on the ruins of an older structure.
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This little church looks over Cornigula and is a nice spot for photos. The church itself is not overly ornate but has two lovely stained glass windows behind the alter.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This little church looks over Cornigula and is a nice spot for photos. The church itself is not overly ornate but has two lovely stained glass windows behind the alter.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A not very spectacular church,the biggest in the tiny village of Corniglia.It has a stone made facade,with a white marble rose window above the main entry.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Nothing too spectacular but it is one of the first significant sight you get after climbing all the steps!

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Pavia, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Nice ancient church, worth a brief visit. The front, in clear marble is quite pleasant. The inside has nice painted walls and roofs. A curiosity: services are celebrated at the old-styled "reversed altar", with the priest forced to turn his back to the congregation.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

You do not want to miss this when in Corniglia! Church is tiny but full of wonderful frescoes. The church was built in the 16th century and is right in the main square, where the shuttle from the station stops. Do not miss it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The tiny church is in one of the typical narrow Corniglia streets and is worth visiting. Corniglia is the only Cinque Terre villages that does not have a port. To get up to village to see this church and other places of interest you can walk from the train station or get in the minibus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The climb from the station of 391 steps , to this hilltop town will leave you breathless and hoping it was all worth the effort. Then you can rest and revive in this little church and regain your strength . A stroll round the small village shops and a wander to a magnificent terrace where you will get a most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We so enjoyed visiting this beautiful church when we stayed in Corniglia. It was literally outside our window and we could hear the beautiful church bells every hour, including the "Ave Maria" at 7 a.m. The church was built in the 16th century and is kept very pristine. We attended Mass for Corpus Christi Sunday and we were able to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

It is a small village church, similar to the others in the Cinque Terre village. Its age (it's a respectable XIV-century building, after all) and the frescoes make it special. Maybe it's because, in order to get to it you have to, literally, elevate yourself by climbing that pesky stairway from the station, or descend the uneven steep path at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This church seems to be made only by rocks, great decoration inside since it looks like a cave and the beta of allllll tourists are not attracted to it so you spend some time and enjoy being away of those noisy tourists that crowd the streets of this small little wonderful town.

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Address: Corniglia, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Corniglia

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