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Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova

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Piazza san lorenzo | Piazza San Lorenzo, 16123, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

The black and white stripes of the exterior of this cathedral are reminiscent of that in Siena, i.e. stunning. Unfortunately, on our visit, we were allowed limited access inside(maybe a timing problem) but were still able to discern that it is an absolute gem.

Thank mikebutler46
Reviewed 4 days ago

This Cathedral was stunning and worth the time. The exterior is beyond beautiful and the interior is even more stuunning

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to pick the best time to visit this cathedral (ie not between 12:00 and 15:00) in order to be allowed to wander freely, otherwise you are only permitted to walk across the width of the building just inside the door.

Thank LittleAnnie5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little, hidden gem. Definitely worth a visit to enjoy the architecture, marvel at the construction, and enjoy - for the most part - the peace inside.

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This church is amazing from outside, I went inside with my husband and my two children and a lady at the entrance stopped me saying I had to cover myself because I was wearing shorts. My short were actually just above my knees and I...More

Thank GioKL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was sad to witness blatant sexism towards woman during our visit. We were welcomed politely into the church and we appreciated the offer of a blanket to cover my wife’s legs upon entering the church she was also wearing a cardigan to cover her...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was a kind of meeting for something so you needed to be extra quiet. You need to cover yourself so you show respect for the church. It’s very impressive inside.

Thank FatBabyDarcy
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Striking from the outside, and equally striking on the inside with the monotonic black and white stripes. The east wall of the cathedral is as elaborate as you would expect for a cathedral - plenty of gold, and wonderfully coloured scenes from the bible stories.

Thank revdmike
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This unique cathedral with stripe walls is a must stopby point in Genova, but is always crowded with the tourists and the locals. Few min wall from VITTORIA hotel.

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

A Little Bit like Falling into one of mauricius c. Escher‘s lithographies with the Black an white marble Arches and Columns. Not the Most beautiful church But Most likely a church adequate to this City. On a Hot Summers day a cool Place to be

Thank Tom M
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