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Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova

Piazza san lorenzo | Piazza San Lorenzo, 16123, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 265786
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Piazza san lorenzo | Piazza San Lorenzo, 16123, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are more impressive cathedrals in Italy, but nonetheless it is worth a detour to visit this cathedral if you are visiting Genoa. Look above the west door to see the toasting of St Lawrence, with a couple of slaves bending their backs to work...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first catherdral I've been to and, I was happy I decided to go inside. God is truly in the building! It wasnt just an tourist attraction for me. Divine!

Thank Sybil127
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very stiking outsinde, with the black and white stripes, the inside very nice as well. Feeling energetic you can go up the tower

Thank david s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cathedral is both beautiful inside and out. The stained glass is stunning and one of the nicest cathedrals in Italy with the black and white marble which is typical of the area. We sat on the steps and enjoyed some gelato and watched the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big church in the heart of the narrow old town. You can also take a look inside for free or eat a snack outside on the stairs in front of the black and white building.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Imposing exterior in typical Genoese black and white marble. Outside, guarding the steps, are two beautifully carved lions. Are they sad? Compassionate? They certainly aren't scary. Inside, a British bomb that failed to explode when dropped during WW2 is displayed. There are fine paintings and...More

Thank TwinkyInBath
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

A nice cathedral. Not the greatest in Italy but if you are only visiting Genoa then it is worth a visit. Free to go inside which is recommended. Wish Genoa in general could take care of its buildings a bot better as they are stunning...More

Thank Miasmission
Reviewed 15 September 2017

An unusually rich exterior on this cathedral. The textures of the stonework around the door was absolutely intriguing - so very different that the plain work of other cathedrals. The interior was dark and luxuriant. It is a 'live' cathedral, very much in use today...More

Thank roncas
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Outside this is a fine cathedral but the interior is disappointing, and poorly lit. There was a service going on in one of the side chapels which was well lit and I can imagine that if the whole place was better lit then the the...More

Thank OandA-London
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Just our Cathedral which keeps inside a real bomb of the last second war . the cathedral's location is in the old city center, a pedestrian area at walking distance from Porto Antico (old harbour) and Acquario.

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First of all, the aquarium. It's one of the biggest aquariums in Europe! Then you can see Porto Antico, with a Renzo Piano's sculpture and a huge ancient ship. There's also the Galata, the Sea Museum!
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