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Museo Diocesano Chiostro dei Canonici di San Lorenzo

Via Tomaso Reggio 20r, 16123, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 247 5127
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Very interesting building

The exhibits here are interesting and worth seeing for sure, but it's the building itself you come... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jarko2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Hidden Gem in genoa

It's taken 8 trips to Genoa to find this gem. I was lucky to have a pesto lesson in the bowels of... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
artiemac
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 weeks ago
“Very interesting building”
27 Feb 2018
“Hidden Gem in genoa”
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Set between the Cathedral and the nearby Palazzo Ducale, the cloister of San Lorenzo was built in the 12th century on the site of the ancient Carolingean defense walls as the residence of the priests serving the Cathedral. The structure of the...more
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Via Tomaso Reggio 20r, 16123, Genoa, Italy
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+39 010 247 5127
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The exhibits here are interesting and worth seeing for sure, but it's the building itself you come to see. Make sure you buy the 24 or 24 hour museum card to get it included in your tour. The opening hours are a bit hard to...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

It's taken 8 trips to Genoa to find this gem. I was lucky to have a pesto lesson in the bowels of the oldest building in Genoa. Dating back to the 12th Century, the museum has art even on the walls. An amazing find!

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Just steps from Palazzo Ducale (but on an alley not on the main street) is this somewhat hidden gem. I particularly enjoyed the Genovese Baroque artists. Please note that bags (including purses) are not allowed in but the Museo provides lockers for free. I missed...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2015

I can say safely that this museum is one of the most oldest monumental place in Genoa. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit here and spent some good time digesting the history of this place. Must visit for all the visitors to this city.

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Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

Probably the only museum I have visited in Genoa which makes perfect sense: organized, peaceful, interesting... You visit the museum without being followed in each and every room by the people who work there, everything is explained (in Italian as well as in English), and...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2014

Very awesome religios and history art right in the heart of Genoa. Also the San Lorenzo Cathedral is magnificent, so don't miss it !

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Reviewed 2 July 2012

This little museum is just around the corner from the Cathedral di San Lorenzo. Admission is 6 euros per person, but, as we learned when we were leaving, this admission also includes a visit to the Museo di Tesoro, a museum of treasures in the...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2012

Museo Diocesano, just around the corner from San Lorenzo on Via Tomaso Reggio is often overlooked by tourists, but it’s a very interesting museum and certainly worth a visit to see important works of sculpture, art and paintings. It has a little of everything including...More

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