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San Pietro in Banchi

Piazza Banchi, 16123, Genoa, Italy
+55 33 98809-1779
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tiny place

this chiesa settled in a very tiny piazza, it was looking so medieval under the rain, however it's... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
bkindatown
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Ankara, Turkey
Unassuming little church - but a WOW inside.

This church situated in a snmall square, is raised above the square and shops and is quite... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Honisoiquimalypense
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Derby, United Kingdom
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“white marble” (3 reviews)
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Piazza Banchi, 16123, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

this chiesa settled in a very tiny piazza, it was looking so medieval under the rain, however it's not a landmark obviously.

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

This church situated in a snmall square, is raised above the square and shops and is quite inassuming from the outside. The pillars are red and green striped and the rest of the outside is brownish. What is seen today is mainly 16th century but...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Walking by the center of Genoa is easy to find places like this. It is a nice church in the middle of the middle ages buildings.

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

I visited the Church of San Pietro in Banchi en route to the neighbouring Old Port of Genoa! The church is quite unusual since it was built on top of the basement market shops. The interior is now quite magnificant following extensive restoration. The resident...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Wow, I was amazed to see the the white interiors inside this place. Most decorative church I have seen, never knew something like this existed on a small back road in any other counties

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Reviewed 17 June 2016

This is a beautiful little church, built in the 16th century. The exterior, with its now faded frescoes would have been glorious in its day. The outside gives no indication of the treasures within. The walls inside are covered in white marble, while the apse,...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Surrounded by several bank branches, it is no surprise at all that the foundations of this little church are home of several shops.

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Reviewed 21 February 2016

We did not get to go in but it is situated in the Medieval part just behind the Pizza Banchi. Unusual story of how they raised the money to build it by building on top of shops.

Thank HolidaySandra
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

We came upon this church as we were shopping - it is in a very good local shopping area. It is a small church, but quite breathtaking - worth a visit.

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Reviewed 7 October 2015

Sadly this small waterfront church is rarely open anymore. Inside are the most unusual angels of any church I've been in. Try to get in if you can catch it open.

1  Thank gavilan8
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