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Chiesa di San Giovanni in Foro

Corso Porta Borsari 27, 37121, Verona, Italy
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Gem of an ancient church....

It would be easy to walk by this church especially if it's a hot day and like me you have a husband... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Ginna W
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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Small but wonderful

Was wandering past this little church and decided to go in. It is not at all inspiring from the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Cookster_11
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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  • Average6%
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“small church” (2 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
“renaissance” (2 reviews)
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Corso Porta Borsari 27, 37121, Verona, Italy
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

It would be easy to walk by this church especially if it's a hot day and like me you have a husband who is tired of going into yet another church.. even he found this to be a beautiful little gem. A very small Church,...More

Thank Ginna W
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Was wandering past this little church and decided to go in. It is not at all inspiring from the outside but go in! It's small and charming. A lovely historic church.

Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had no plans of stopping at this tiny church, but we stumbled upon it when we stopped to look at our map for directions for the Duomo. When we looked up, there it was. There is no entrance fee, so it is worth stopping...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 22 May 2017

It's a small church which is easy to miss. What attracts your attention is the frescoes on the exterior wall of the building and at the arched entrance door. There is a sign in English with a good narrative of the church's history. The present...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This chiesa seems very small and its difficult to find if you are not looking for a church to visit. We were just passing by when I noticed the affresco on top of the entrance and this got my attention. But dont just look from...More

Thank Michel T
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We stumbled on San Giovanni almost by accident when walking down Corso Porta Bursari and I am kicking myself that I didn't get any photos of the exterior elevations, especially the renaissance doorway with its little statues of St John the Baptist, St Peter and...More

Thank stanmansurrey
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This small Romanesque church can be hard to find because It has no obvious house-of-worship facade. Instead, the church has been incorporated into buildings encircling it on three sides, and only a Renaissance door marks its presence. We stumbled upon the church while walking to...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This church is almost invisible among the trendy shops but it is really with a visit. Besides the medieval interiors where you ca see the different construction strata, it also hosts a small nativity build with scrap materials by soldiers during WW1 as it was...More

Thank arimaior
Reviewed 14 July 2015

The church is alongside one of the main streets and easy to miss. It's more than a thousand years old and is interesting inside and out. Unusually for a site in Verona, it's also free to enter! Well worth visit.

Thank David M
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