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Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova

Piazza san lorenzo | Piazza San Lorenzo, 16123 Genoa, Italy (Castelletto)
+39 010 265786
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Ranked #9 of 145 Attractions in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

i can only say that i would like to marry there, fascinating beautiful! saint atmosphere inside took my breath away.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is another good spot to sit and enjoy a gelato and soak up the atmosphere. The inside of the church, the architecture and artwork is quite amazing and the side street is always full of life. Very touristy, but a must if in Genoa.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Amazing architecture! The contrast of black and white is beautiful, enjoyed an espresso in one of the surrounding cafe's

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

A must see if you're in Genoa. Typical black and white stone exterior, typical overdone ornamentation inside. But just sit in one of the seats in the nave and take it all in. We were lucky on our visit - it was closed, with no notices about opening times. Turns out it's closed 12-3 - just to take note.

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

An impressive building located in the heart of Cenova. There are plenty of small pretty cafes around. Cappuccino should be drink here.

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Loughborough, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Very very interesting, this building has been manipulated in centuries and offers fantastic paintings and sculptures. The piazza outside is one of the most lively places in town.

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Padua, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Its majestic, its fabulous as far as cathedrals go. Great art dominates the walls , tall columns of black and grey stone dominate the central space the stain glass windows are masterpieces in themselves.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Beautiful architecture and interesting facades on all sides. The black and white striped stonework is very dramatic and some of the carving is beautiful. The doorways are all different and interesting. Another must on any list of sightseeing, and its free!

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Vic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Breath Taking , we could feel history and the love in each art work and sculpture. We just loved being close to this Cathedral.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I really enjoyed visiting this place. It was so beautiful with a small touch of creepy. The pictures you will take here are amazing and it is a very unique facility.

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