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Church of San Giorgio

Portofino, Italy
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Ranked #8 of 12 attractions in Portofino
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Oxford, England
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278 reviews 278 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Wonderful views of the sea and harbour from the outisde courtyard. Very small and atmospheric church.

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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

A short uphill walk from the harbour, but well worth it. A small, simple, but peaceful church with spectacular views over the harbour on one side and the cliffs on the other.

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Virginia
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The Church of San Giorgio is a lovely yellow Church that dates back to the 12th century. The Church was completely destroyed during WWII and was rebuilt in the original style in 1950. The views of Portofino from the Church are spectular - it's a great place for photos. The mosaic courtyard is amazing.

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Los Angeles, California
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The church itself is fine. But what is most important is the platform outside of the church. Anyone should make the hike up to visit the church because one can get a best view of Portofino by the gate of the church. I almost missed it since there was nothing mentioned anywhere in any guidebook, regarding this scenic panorama.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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54 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

The church itself was okay, it's the view back over the harbour that make the view worthwhile, even in the rain it is beautiful.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Don't miss this venue. Tells you about the past of this village, considered today a VIP place, where everything is expensive. Once this was a poor fishermen small village. The little harbour was the place where every night brave men were challenging an unpredictable sea to get some income to support their families.Today you can just try to imagine it... More

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Melbourne
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

A simple walk from the village to this church from where you can take some great photos back overlooking Portofino.

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sao paulo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

we loved the location, the rooms..the ambiance.. try restaurant Puny at the Piazza, and try the Pesto with tomato Spaguetti..a must..a 2 day stop

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is a really nice church that has an interesting history. I liked learning about the church and it's survival through WW2. I would take the trip up the hill to see this church!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

This was a nice hike above the hustle and bustle of Portofino. And beautiful views throughout the hike. It was neat to be able to look down and see all of the boats.

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