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Address: Corniglia, Italy
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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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If you're hiking through Cinque Terre towns, one of the interesting types of stops is churches like this. Just like the others, it's worthwhile to find your way here, especially... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2016
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Ireland
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were very happy that we visited this little church in Corniglia. It had a peaceful feeling so we lit a few special candles and counted our blessings.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is more a review for Corniglia as a whole rather than St Pietro, though it is worth the short walk up to the church for a look inside but also because the viewpoint here provides commanding views across Corniglia as a whole and its surrounds. We visited all 5 of the Cinque Terre but agreed Corniglia is the most... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Nothing to write home about, just a church and it looks good on the background. It's hard to make a church step up.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

If you're hiking through Cinque Terre towns, one of the interesting types of stops is churches like this. Just like the others, it's worthwhile to find your way here, especially given how small Corniglia is.

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We arrived in Corniglia on a Sunday morning by train. As we climbed the many steps to the Village, it started to rain. This beautiful little church was a great sanctuary from the weather - we stayed almost an hour admiring the simple beauty of the old stone structure. We lit a candle, gave a donation, and went on our... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This Church is on the other side of town up high on the hill looking back down to the town offering nice views of Corniglia and the surrounds. This looked like the main church and although it still has a simple façade it was quite impressive inside.

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Porto, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

To went to Corniglia just by train. Corniglia is in the middle of the mountain. This church is very beautiful. You have to see!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

This Gothic style church with a clock and bell tower was built in 1334 and is located in the upper part of the village of Corniglia on the Italian Riviera, Liguria, Italy. Corniglia, perched 100 m above the sea, is the smallest of the five famous Cinque Terre towns and the only one without a harbor. The attractive façade has... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

This was clearly one of the best churches we have seen in Italy. The frescoes are amazing and the church oozes with history. If you are interested in churches this is well worth a visit

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

There are lots of steps to climb from Corniglia train station up to the town. I recommend to explore the town first and save some time on the way back to visit this church. I was in Corniglia during off season, there was nobody visiting this church while I was there and I had kind of magical peaceful feeling at... More 

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