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Lovely church

Pretty little church, nested in the hill overlooking the town. Easy to get to, with some nice views... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2018
a1eksandar
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Pretty Chruch

The facade is visible from many points in Portfino. It Is a pretty church with an interesting... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
phat_dawg_21
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Pretty little church, nested in the hill overlooking the town. Easy to get to, with some nice views of the port as a reward.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed 31 October 2018

The facade is visible from many points in Portfino. It Is a pretty church with an interesting legend. The interior was quite impressive.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Although it is named San Martino church (Divo Martino), it really pays great hommage to Saint George, the legendary Christian soldier and dragon-slayer. The wonderful bronze doors are modern and allude to St. Gerorge's victory over pirates set to besiege Portofino. He unleashed a storm...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

This stunning little church is perched on the hill just off the piazza. It’s an easy walk (perhaps slippery when it rains). The ground mosaic on the exterior is simple but beautiful - made from rocks gathered along the shore. Inside this church is opulent,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kwagmeister
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We came,we saw, we took photos but it won’t be a lasting memory from our trip. Again if you like churches this is for you but for me I am churches out. Nothing spectacular.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jayneeveringham
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The church is just a few steps away from the main square and dates back to the 12th century. From the outside, the church doesn't look special, but visiting the interior is quite a must. Climbing the steps in front of the church is worth...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

On a beautiful day we could have enjoyed the harbor all day long, but it was cold and damp and rainy the day we were there, so when someone told us they'd seen a beautiful little church at the top of a small hill, we...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank travelmakesUrich
Reviewed 5 July 2017

How can you not go in this church when there is a red carpet going up the steps to it? Always nice to pop into a small chapel for a moment of silence from the crowds.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This beautiful church is located a short distance up a hill from the center of Portofino. The interior is decorated with colorful paintings and statues.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Kathlean
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This quiet, little church sits high on an opposite hill across the harbor from the Church of St. George. It is another church frequented by the local fishermen and their families for centuries. There is beautiful modern bronze work on the entrance doors and main...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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