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La Commenda di Pre

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Aug 13, 2018
“A medieval “ospitale”.”
Mar 15, 2015
“From outside it was great. but staff was terrible and I have gone away very fast!”
The Commenda di Prè is a complex of two beautiful churches, located one on top of the other: a medieval diamond of outstanding beauty. Built in 1180 by the will of Friar Guglielmo of the Knights of St. John – which later became the Order of the...more
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Piazza della Commenda, 16126, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 557 3681
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

A place of welcome for pilgrims and sick with the original architectural structure of 1180. In the ground floor - where pilgrims were welcomed leaving for and returning from the Holy Land - you can see the reconstruction of three beds where the pilgrims were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank giorgiocannella
Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

A great example of romanic building. Inside there' a museum and I was thinking about it...; but a member of the staff said that it was not possible look around - and i had to PAY! ... goodbye tourism.

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Galeno78
Reviewed January 22, 2015

Not a very inspiring building and then becomes less so with presentation in Italian when I do not speak the language. Nevertheless it was interesting enough and the written information [in English] got me through. But it was hard work.

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Bruce H
Reviewed November 3, 2012

This knight templar hospital/church was on two floors and told the story of the knights returning from the crusades setting up a hospital to cater both for sick people and pilgrims. Very interesting but it would have been even better if there was an option...More

Date of experience: October 2012
3  Thank Neil D
Reviewed August 25, 2011

As an American, living in Genova, San Giovanni of Pre is a bit difficult for me to review, because I haven’t learned enough Italian to take full advantage of this unusual museum and the multimedia presentation. There is enough written in English to give you...More

Date of experience: August 2011
4  Thank AnnArborMHT
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