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Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato

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Address: Piazza della Nunziata 4, 16124, Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: +39 010 246 5525 ‎
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Most Awsome Architecture and paintings and Stained Glass

Just close to Ferrari Square. Beautiful architecture. Inside the building, one will be blown away with the beauty of the intricate craftsmanship in the construction of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just close to Ferrari Square. Beautiful architecture. Inside the building, one will be blown away with the beauty of the intricate craftsmanship in the construction of the building. Its artworks, amazing. A must for every tourist visiting Genoa.

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Bangkok
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was stunned by the magnificence of the interior of this church. The exterior was not that impressive, and I nearly walked pass, but saw on old lady entered the church and decided to take a quick look. One of the most beautiful, I've ever seen!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stumbled on this church. Damaged during the bombings during WW2 when numerous frescos are missing but so much to appreciate. I believe it is still a functioning church.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Genoa's churches are some of the most beautiful I have ever seen and this one is no exception. Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato is close to Via Balbi. The church's current neoclassical façade hides a superb (and huge) baroque interior.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

This has to be the most beautiful and elaborate church I have EVER been to (and that includes many in Italy). Even now, I would go back in a heart beat. Definitely worth a visit and keep looking up! Free entrance.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

If you like Italian Baroque churches, this is for you. A fabulous ceiling and yet a calming, serene atmosphere. Look for the 'dome within a dome' effect in the cupola. NB/ you are expected to dress respectfully and they ask anyone with bare shoulders/legs to cover up with shawls provided at the entrance.

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

When i was at Genoa and passing by this area at night i saw this structure. I did not get a chance to see it from inside but it was looking nice. It was looking good at night lights.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Nice church for quiet prayer. Nice art and architecture, but not that impressive for Italy. They only let us in the back of the church. Could not walk around.

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Highland Park, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

A huge, beautiful church. We happened to be there for Saturday evening mass at around 7:00 p.m. and they had a choir. With all the ceremony, sounds and incense, it was a memorable experience.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Wonderful architecture, frescoes, paintings, sculptures and panoramas. Hidden gem not manytaking advantages of seeing ths wonderful church. Make sure to look up and bring binoculars to see all of the details of the beautiful ceiling.

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