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Unique church

I loved the unique striped facade and it was carried through to the inside of the church. The... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
Ramadama
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New Providence, New Jersey
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Pleasant village church

I love visiting churches mainly to admire the architecture and décor. This one was no... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
gfsc5
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Perth, Australia
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Piazza don Giovanni Minzoni, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One can imagine that this church is where the celebrations in this village occurs. The stripped façade was eye-catching. Small but beautiful.

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Reviewed October 29, 2018

This is a pretty church built in the Pisane style with a stripped façade and simple interior. It is worth a quick visit. It shares a small piazza with Oratorio della Confraternita dei Neri Mortis et Orationis.

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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

I loved the unique striped facade and it was carried through to the inside of the church. The church is very nice inside and worth walking in and taking it in.

Thank Ramadama
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Always surprised & this one was no different. It had the unusual facade of white marble with black stripes of serpentine, I believe. Style was described as Genoese Gothic. The bell tower, in medieval times, was the 'watch tower'. A devastating flood in 2011 did...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

I love visiting churches mainly to admire the architecture and décor. This one was no exception. Of key interest, though, was information on the floods and the impact of those on the church. They've certainly done a good job of bringing it back to its...More

Thank gfsc5
Reviewed August 10, 2018

In this quit place, my thought drowns, feelings of freedom of life; it has splendid striped facade, construct with white stone and green serpentine from a local quarry and is adorned by a beautiful rose window, in Gothic style. The ancient church of San Cristofero,...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed July 29, 2018

My wife, two children and I went to Sunday mass at Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista in Monterosso al Mare in July 2018. The church provided a little prayer book in Italian and it was interesting to say "Our Father" in Italian. The altar and...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

We visited this church during our stop in Monterosso. I love the stripes in the churches in the cinque terre! This church is small, but worth a short stop.

Thank SraMcRoth
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Lovely Church free to visit, just off the main square in the old Town. Rosone attributed to Pietro da Campiglio. Also has a 15th Century bell tower. Pretty place.

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed May 21, 2018

This is a nice little church that felt warm and inviting. We found the founding date 1307 on one of the marble columns. There's also an equally old wooden carved statue of St. Anthony. The façade had no marble, but a painted stripe look of...More

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