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In stark contrast to the small Sistine Chapel which charges admission and does not allow even non-flash pictures; admission to the Cathedral is free and there is no problem taking pictures of the altar and ceiling frescos.
We have visited Savona while on a cruise. You can reach the most interesting places by feet. If it's a sunny day wear a hat and start your walk through. This cathedral was built between 1589 and 1605 and houses a remarkable carved wooden chancel...More
Italy is famous for its duomos - and here we have another solid example. Nice exteriors of the entrance area, balanced and not duo-color floors, some nice detailing around the altar - but mind that numerous "details" are just painted. You will not go Savona...More
The Assumption Cathedral is the main center of Catholic worship in Savona, located not far from the Sistine Chapel. In 1528, Savona surrendered to the Genoese who built a fort on Priamar hill, demolishing the 9th century cathedral. The present cathedral's construction began in 1584...More
This is the "new" cathedral of the town, the original one was on the fortress on the sea destroyed by the genoa army during the infamous occupation in the 16th century, the new one contains some of the original and most precious pieces of the...More
An old church with a mix of styles and still very much frequented by an active parish. It is set on a nice square, not far from where the old papal palace stands, with a flourished facade and quite imposing interiors