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Pleasant village church

I love visiting churches mainly to admire the architecture and décor. This one was no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gfsc5
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Perth, Australia
Love the stripes!

We visited this church during our stop in Monterosso. I love the stripes in the churches in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SraMcRoth
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Piazza don Giovanni Minzoni, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love visiting churches mainly to admire the architecture and décor. This one was no exception. Of key interest, though, was information on the floods and the impact of those on the church. They've certainly done a good job of bringing it back to its...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

In this quit place, my thought drowns, feelings of freedom of life; it has splendid striped facade, construct with white stone and green serpentine from a local quarry and is adorned by a beautiful rose window, in Gothic style. The ancient church of San Cristofero,...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, two children and I went to Sunday mass at Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista in Monterosso al Mare in July 2018. The church provided a little prayer book in Italian and it was interesting to say "Our Father" in Italian. The altar and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this church during our stop in Monterosso. I love the stripes in the churches in the cinque terre! This church is small, but worth a short stop.

Thank SraMcRoth
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Lovely Church free to visit, just off the main square in the old Town. Rosone attributed to Pietro da Campiglio. Also has a 15th Century bell tower. Pretty place.

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 22 May 2018

This is a nice little church that felt warm and inviting. We found the founding date 1307 on one of the marble columns. There's also an equally old wooden carved statue of St. Anthony. The façade had no marble, but a painted stripe look of...More

Thank Fredsviews
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This is a nice church, good location, inviting atmosphere. We went in and walked around. Can also sit down and think. It nice but not over the top.

Thank Aaron P
Reviewed 7 December 2017

It was strange that the same stone work was used throughout the entire region but it worked, as they were all lovely !! Interiors varied greatly but the colours were dominant. This was a 13th Century example and had a stunning Altar and other artifacts...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Despite this church being the only one to view there was another church close by which for 1 euro you could go behind the alter and see how complex these buildings really were. Back to the Giovanni Battista church, this was worth the visit after...More

Thank olie293
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This Church is near the main square in old town. It was restored after the floods from 6 years or so ago. What I enjoyed the most was the openness and architecture also. It had a striped motif and a clock that seemed to be...More

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