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Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato

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Address: Piazza della Nunziata 4, 16124, Genoa, Italy
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Try and get there at dusk when the lights are on

By sharing your experiences, you're helping travellers make I visited this fabulous church twice. It has the most amazing amount of gold on the ceiling and walls - seen to best... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By sharing your experiences, you're helping travellers make I visited this fabulous church twice. It has the most amazing amount of gold on the ceiling and walls - seen to best advantage when the lights are on, A highlight of my trip

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HCMC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Spacious and impressive church with very detailed decoration and a feel of space and peace found in no other church we visited in the city.

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

This is a must see. The beauty is beyond words. There is no charge to enter. You better bring a camera you will want to take some pictures.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

This is a surprising church..externally it appears very Greek in style. Inside the art and architecture are amazing. For just a donation it is as good as most cathedrals you will see in italy

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Like another reviewer we nearly passed by but this would have been such a shame, even when you first enter it's very gloomy at first; however drop a 1euro coin in the box on the left side a little way in then......... STUNNING! I am so pleased I had that coin with me! Make sure you have one with you... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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