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Church of San Giovanni Battista

| Upper Part of the Village, Riomaggiore, Italy
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Maybe.... but anyway the views outside are great

The church was built in 1340 and in 1870 the church was widened and the facade rebuilt in neo... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
high_low73
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Bergen, Norway
Small church at a quite location

Small church which you may enter and enjoy the peacefulness inside. yo ne reached by some stairs... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2017
sunraytjes
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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| Upper Part of the Village, Riomaggiore, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church was built in 1340 and in 1870 the church was widened and the facade rebuilt in neo Gothic style. Interior was not that inspiring, but still worth a look as you hike up to the castle and enjoy the views.

Thank high_low73
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Small church which you may enter and enjoy the peacefulness inside. yo ne reached by some stairs. Nice overview of Riomaggiore. Walking further the path will bring you to the castle.

Thank sunraytjes
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

From the outside, this sanctuary is not overly impressive, but it is located fairly high up the hill from the harbour, and consequently there is a good view from the Piazza. Being Sunday, I only poked my head in for a couple of minutes, but...More

Thank CanmoreFunkyDude
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

There isn't much ch to see in cinque terre except for the majestic views so when u come across an old tiny church within it, it's worth taking time to enjoy it

Thank kp_0202
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Quite an interesting church. Worth a trek up the hill from the shops below (or a climb of many stairs) to step inside

Thank Darlene F
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Calm and peaceful, this church has an entrance on the side as you walk up the hill, We went through and there is a further door at the end. It strikes one as a fishing town Church, something we can forget on the pilgrimage which...More

Thank roaming13
Reviewed November 3, 2016

This is a nice little church up the hill from the harbor area; an area where most tourists don't venture. While up in this part of the town, you can see great views of the harbor. This peaceful little church is very quiet most of...More

Thank CAChris33
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Worth a walk through and also admiring from the outside. Apparently this is one of the most important places for worship in the area. Located in the upper part of the village.

Thank ExplorerGoddess
Reviewed September 2, 2016

It is worthwhile not to skip the entry to this special place. Take a few moments away from the flood of tourists walking along Riomaggiore small streets.

Thank Dror A
Reviewed August 31, 2016

The Church is on the high side of the town and the streets and laneway up to it are lined with beautiful flowers. It is a very clean and calm area without the crowds of tourists. it's where you see the locals move around.

Thank Edward C
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