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Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova

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Address: Piazza san lorenzo | Piazza San Lorenzo, 16123 Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: +39 010 265786
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Great church - don't miss the Treasury beneath

This stunning grey-white striped marble church sits imposing in the old part of Genoa. Even though it is in the narrow labyrinthine streets, a taxi can drop you off very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This stunning grey-white striped marble church sits imposing in the old part of Genoa. Even though it is in the narrow labyrinthine streets, a taxi can drop you off very nearby. The inside of the church is pure opulent worshipful splendour, well worth a visit. But best of all was the treasury - enter at the side door on the... More 

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Rijeka, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Pretty typical but still impressive building situated in a very nice square. It was built from marble collected from everywhere and brought back by sailors. It is equally interesting inside with some fine relics and stunning details.

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Brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is the most beautiful church inside,and it's massive.We had lunch in a little pizzeria just opposite so we could further admire this church and the little square.

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commugny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

a must in your visit to Genova. Really nice cathedral in a beautiful square with a lot of people and turists from cruises.

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BRIGHTON ENGLAND
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This type of striped stonework seems to be used a lot in Northern Italy, it does make for a striking external appearance. The inside does not disappoint either.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Beautiful marble architecture both inside and out. The church is closed between 12pm and 3 pm, so plan your visit.

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A huge cathedral in downtown Genoa. Nicely decorated by tiles and stone. Inside it shows the elegance you would expect together with high spiritual feeling you get.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

an overwhelming and beautiful, striped (yes, striped) cathedral, begun in the middle ages, with a great deal of wonderful romanesque structures, and some later architectural elements as well. quite unusual and enchanting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A very impressive cathedral full of marbles (white and dark mostly) worth a visit. The inside contains some old relics but the large marble arches are a masterpiece giving an impression of grandiosity.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Remarkable Cathedrale built from marble collected from all the sailing ships that called Genoa home. It's black on white exterior almost gives it a checkerboard look. Legend has it that the primary builder for the church had a dog that was at his side day and nite. Without telling the bishop he had a miniature sculpture of his dog incorporated... More 

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Additional Information about Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova

Address: Piazza san lorenzo | Piazza San Lorenzo, 16123 Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: +39 010 265786
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa>  > Sottoripa

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