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Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato

Piazza della Nunziata 4, 16124, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 246 5525
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Gorgeous ceiling frescoes

Visiting this church is free and worth a visit. The ceiling frescoes are lovely but so are the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
lovetravel282015
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Philadelphia, Mississippi
Ornate

Beautiful basilica. Restoration work Work is of the highest standard. Beautiful artworks, elaborate... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newytraveller53
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Newcastle, Australia
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Piazza della Nunziata 4, 16124, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visiting this church is free and worth a visit. The ceiling frescoes are lovely but so are the hand carved wooden statues of christ and the saints. Restoration work on a major canvas is being done in the entry area so you get a very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful basilica. Restoration work Work is of the highest standard. Beautiful artworks, elaborate sculptures. Free admission.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We embarked on a cruise from Genoa, our hotel was just a long block away. We must have walked by it several times before deciding to go in. Once in the views were spectacular. It was like being in several churches at one. Along the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Almost as big as the cathedral, this basilica is actually far more impressive, with stunning ceilings, frescos, status and paintings to jaw drop at and admire. Completely free to visit, but it is closed during the middle of the day and not open to visitors...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

The Franciscans started to build the Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato in 1520. However, poor Franciscans ran out of money at the level of walls and roofs. Construction was suspended for several decades. Finally, they found a rich family of Genoa Lomellini who pledged...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We passed by this church a coupe of times when it was shut/"in prayer", but we would not be off, and it was worth the wait. Very calm and peaceful inside, with interesting art/décor.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We walked past this church twice on Saturday and it was shut but fortunately for us it was third time lucky as this church is truly spectacular in a city with many dazzling churches. Entry is free and there are works of art everywhere to...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

This is one of the best churches churches in Genoa in respect to its internal decoration which is rich and colourful. Well worth popping in to see.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This church, short distance walk from the royal palace museum, and at a prominent junction, is absolutely an undiscovered gem. Easily the best church in Genoa, and definitely one of the very best in Italy (and of course Europe!) Very little mentioning and very under-marketed...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Amazing art work & frescoes all over. Every inch of the curved ceilings were beautiful. Its not a huge Church, but better than many.Don't miss it if you like to see art.

Thank sham k
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