It has the oldest church in Genoa, and next to it is a wonderful restaurant - Ristorante San Matteo.
Even though this piazza is small, it still looks beautiful with the beautiful buildings surrounded. I think its nice to hop from one piazza to another, and this piazza should be on your list :)
As always Italy wont never let you down. If you have time go and visit the Piazza San Matteo, it's worth a visit
the ancient church of san matteo is very characteristic with his black and white stripes,white marble and black "ardesia". it was built on 12th century by a noble family of Genoa, Doria, the internal is divided into three navate, and has to be visited together the "chiostro"of 14th century Inside a painting of Bernanrdo Castello..The square seems a typical medieval... More
The Piazza San Matteo is small, but so are all of the truly old squares in Genoa. There's no room for the usual tourist cafe in the middle (though there is a restaurant at one corner), but this piazza is beautiful just to look at, bordered by beautiful palazzi and a church, mostly dating from the 13th century. The church... More
I went to Piazza San Matteo based on the recommendation of a guide book. There is a nice little church there, with some ornate frescos, and a couple of old houses. This is close to other attractions in Genoa, so if you have time it's worth a look (mostly the church). However, I personally thought it wasn't the most interesting... More
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