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A precious jewel in the heart of the ancient town

Enclosed within Genoa's medieval historical centre, the largest in Europe, this Romanesque church... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Genoa, Italy
OK, but no access

We found it and then discovered that we could not enter . . . bummer . . . but provided us with a... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Peter S
Middelfart, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Enclosed within Genoa's medieval historical centre, the largest in Europe, this Romanesque church and its adjoined cloister will plunge the visitor into the magic atmosphere of the past. Both the church and the cloister set examples of pure, astonishing beauty, but if you top this...More

1  Thank lucianaguido
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We found it and then discovered that we could not enter . . . bummer . . . but provided us with a walkabout in the small streets of Genova

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We come across this little piazza and enjoyed interacting with local family. Nearly is a confectionary store that has been in the same family for generations.

Thank Pechfoodlover
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This is an exquisite banded marble church at the confluence of a maze of small streets. The fact that these treasures lurk among the maze is part of the wonder of Genoa.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Nice place to visit on a walking tour of the city centre. Impressive looking building head round at sunset and the colours are impressive.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Genoa is a labyrinth of little streets that seem to go from nowhere to nowhere. This will be the first square you come across as you leave the central district near the cathedral. There are very good restaurants near here.

Thank FredMadrid67
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Its small and beautiful church located in Genoa. I think its buit in 12th century. Many a time we came across and see this architecture while going through Piazza dele erbe or Piazza de ferrare. Its architectural jewel located on street and in one of...More

Thank DrHemant666
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Church San Matteo was completed in 1125, as evidenced by the medieval black and white marble horizontal striped façade from that time period. The square is made up of several striped façade buildings like the Palazzo di Andrea Doria and Palazzo di Lamba Doria. If...More

2  Thank JT_Turner3
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We were staying in an apartment really near here and have to say we passed by this beautiful piece of architecture several times per day. It in in heart of the Caruggi and you definitely stop to admire.

Thank HolidaySandra
Reviewed 18 February 2016

If you have the chance to come here and enjoy this marvelous place, this is going to be a wise choice, San Matteo square being located at the core of the historical centre the so called ''Caruggi', very beautiful old style churches and the unique...More

Thank Magellano81
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