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Reviewed 20 November 2018

This place is easy for find. Go to Piazza di Ferrari ( main square, than one of the street down from Garibaldi..Green kiosk on the side.. Go down... will see nice street and San Matteo.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank natasha2105
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The medieval piazza with palaces of Doria family members. The charch contents the sword of Andrea Doria and his tomb in cripta. For visiting it you have to ask a key. The tomb of Lamba Doria locates on the facade in the left side.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank libius2018
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Next to the church of San Matteo in the homonymous square in Genoa there is a splendid sixteenth-century cloister with twin columns. Note the capital with the eagle - symbol of the Genoese Doria family - at the top of the first group of 4...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank giorgiocannella
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A well-preserved example of an aristocratic neighbourhood from the High Middle Ages, Piazza San Matteo, with the 14th-century church of San Matteo surrounded by palaces featuring characteristic bands of black and white stone, was the centre of power of the Doria family and a tangible...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AndreL750
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Another church with stunning Architecture and also close to lots of other attractions close by, the fountain being a particular favourite

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank liz c
Reviewed 20 April 2018

This small church looks nothing from the outside, sitting on a small, non-descript plaza, but once you get inside, your jaw will drop as it's quite stunning inside. Well worth seeing and completely free to visit, although it is closed during the middle of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Jarko2015
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  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.

Date of experience: July 2016
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mikek794
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