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beautiful little piazza , featuring parocchia di san pietro as well as some good vendors including... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Andre L
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
A little jewel

The church stands in a small piazzo, a stone's throw from the Old Harbour. It is unusually elevated... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2018
gpm75015
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Paris, France
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Piazza Banchi, 16123, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

beautiful little piazza , featuring parocchia di san pietro as well as some good vendors including a talented florist.

Thank Andre L
Reviewed May 6, 2018

The church stands in a small piazzo, a stone's throw from the Old Harbour. It is unusually elevated and is accessed up a fairly steep flight of stairs. Admittedly, there are some rather tired-looking frescoes on the façade, but nothing can prepare the visitor for...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2018

Despite there being a LOT of competition for jaw dropping splendid churches throughout Genova, every one is well worth seeking out and the free to visit San Pietro is one on the list of 'must sees'. It looks nothing from the outside, but once you...More

2  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed April 19, 2018

A very interesting, small, local church, with impressive frescoes on the outside, and a pleasant atmosphere inside.

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Reviewed December 14, 2017

this chiesa settled in a very tiny piazza, it was looking so medieval under the rain, however it's not a landmark obviously.

Thank bkindatown
Reviewed July 22, 2017

This church situated in a snmall square, is raised above the square and shops and is quite inassuming from the outside. The pillars are red and green striped and the rest of the outside is brownish. What is seen today is mainly 16th century but...More

1  Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Walking by the center of Genoa is easy to find places like this. It is a nice church in the middle of the middle ages buildings.

Thank JudTurku
Reviewed June 29, 2017

I visited the Church of San Pietro in Banchi en route to the neighbouring Old Port of Genoa! The church is quite unusual since it was built on top of the basement market shops. The interior is now quite magnificant following extensive restoration. The resident...More

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Reviewed December 29, 2016

Wow, I was amazed to see the the white interiors inside this place. Most decorative church I have seen, never knew something like this existed on a small back road in any other counties

Thank Munkhbileg U
Reviewed June 17, 2016

This is a beautiful little church, built in the 16th century. The exterior, with its now faded frescoes would have been glorious in its day. The outside gives no indication of the treasures within. The walls inside are covered in white marble, while the apse,...More

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