Big church in the heart of the narrow old town. You can also take a look inside for free or eat a snack outside on the stairs in front of the black and white building.
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Imposing exterior in typical Genoese black and white marble. Outside, guarding the steps, are two beautifully carved lions. Are they sad? Compassionate? They certainly aren't scary. Inside, a British bomb that failed to explode when dropped during WW2 is displayed. There are fine paintings and...More
A nice cathedral. Not the greatest in Italy but if you are only visiting Genoa then it is worth a visit. Free to go inside which is recommended. Wish Genoa in general could take care of its buildings a bot better as they are stunning...More
An unusually rich exterior on this cathedral. The textures of the stonework around the door was absolutely intriguing - so very different that the plain work of other cathedrals. The interior was dark and luxuriant. It is a 'live' cathedral, very much in use today...More
Outside this is a fine cathedral but the interior is disappointing, and poorly lit. There was a service going on in one of the side chapels which was well lit and I can imagine that if the whole place was better lit then the the...More
Just our Cathedral which keeps inside a real bomb of the last second war . the cathedral's location is in the old city center, a pedestrian area at walking distance from Porto Antico (old harbour) and Acquario.
If architecture is of interest to you this Duomo will be a must. I am relieved to say no queues and it has managed to retain the atmosphere of a church. It is peaceful even though it is very much in the cultural centre of...More