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Chiesa di San Pietro

Via Fieschi 19, 19018 Corniglia, Italy
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This elegant Gothic church was erected in 1334 on the ruins of an older structure.
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Via Fieschi 19, 19018 Corniglia, Italy
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After climbing the scalinata go straight and you will find the church and get sone rest in the seating they have outside the church. The inside is surprisingly well decorated...i say surprisingly because you don't expect such a small church to that well done on...More

Thank daesquiv
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Way high up on the hill, one of the few things to really see in the town. It is a local church, quite old and very simple. I liked that though as contrasted to many others I saw during this trip. I enjoyed its peaceful...More

Thank finesilver
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The building is an architectural phenomenon. I definitely recommend checking it out. Going to each Cinque Terre town has a unique experience. This is one of them...

Thank VinMan4507
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Noticeable landmark of Corniglia. From exterior it is a big church in Gothic Ligurian style built in 1334 (chapel was built before 1000). Noticeable inside is also the christening font from the 12th century. It is not one of the churches that made a big...More

Thank high_low73
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is a local church and not a very wealthy church over the years and therefore it doesnt have any great artworks or architecture. It is nice to visit and see how it has functioned without the wealth of the more grander churchs around italy.

Thank David R
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Always a good idea to check out the local church. Praying helps most all of our situations. Glad we climbed a few more stairs!!

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a lovely church that should be visited if you do visit Corniglia. The outside of this church is deceiving, but the inside is worth the visit, and was very surprising if you compare the two! Do stop in to reward yourself for climbing...More

Thank mochalab
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This church located in Corniglia is a beauty with color paintings on the walls and ceiling. Entry is free.

Thank pifdark
Reviewed 16 February 2017

You had to come all the up here, so make the most of it. You'll see more fascinating things in Cinque Terra and Italy, but this will help you spend some time in Corniglia.

Thank TroubadourBCN
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Beautiful little church set in the most amazing location with a breathtaking view over the Gulf of Poets. Don't miss the beautifully ornate doors as you enter the small but exquisite interior with its rustic black and white walls. Walk up to the to the...More

Thank MonikaSzente
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