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Chiesa del Gesu e dei Santi Ambrogio e Andrea

Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, 16121, Genoa, Italy
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Absolutely Stunning 16thC Architectural Achievement!

I visited the this magnificant church during the evening service and was amazed at the architecture... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CyberSecureDave
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London, United Kingdom
Baroque in a box

The shortened, reduced footprint of this church is essential to its attractiveness. This really is... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Barry C
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, 16121, Genoa, Italy
Piazza De Ferrari
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the this magnificant church during the evening service and was amazed at the architecture which is embossed with gold features & paintings. The piazzas and palaces around the church are also worthy of detailed exploration! Recommended!

Thank CyberSecureDave
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The shortened, reduced footprint of this church is essential to its attractiveness. This really is multum in parvo. Everything in it is decorated - the roof, the walls and domes. Polychrome marble in some of the 4 side-altars. A beautifully-carved Nativity scene under the second...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We went in on a Sunday just before the mass started and were honoured to hear the priest and congregation sing a most beautiful hymn which we managed to record. A beautiful church that we would have wished to have spent much more time in.

Thank Lynvild
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Brilliant church right in the centre of town with some stunning Rubens paintings amongst others inside

Thank NIGEL586
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This church is in the very center of this town, but being Genovese nobody remembers it. Instead it is a monument worth of attention and full of Art works. In the past Genoa was a very important State-town. It was The Republic of Genoa one...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2016

A must-see stop, as you stroll through downtown Genoa. Breathtaking artwork everywhere, including 2 paintings by Peter Paul Reubens.

Thank Jinky L
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Definitely worth a visit although it does not look like much from the outside. Different from the St Lawrence Cathedral which is spectacular outside but inside not much to see.

Thank Celia M
Reviewed 6 October 2016

if u ver thought about going some place or city in Europe I highly recommend Venice it was the best city I have ever visited in Europe so clean a lot of things to see and watch even for shopping or relaxing and drinking a...More

Thank Ahmad A
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Another in an array of beautiful churches and art made possible by the affluence of Genoese trade. In this case, Ruben masterpieces grace the walls.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Genoa's churches are some of the most beautiful I have ever seen. This one is no exception. La chiesa del Gesù is located near Palazzo Ducale, just off Piazza de Ferrari. You can see two paintings by Rubens and lots of other great works of...More

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