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Worth the effort getting here.

Although not in the most salubrious of locations, this church is worth the effort to get here. The... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Honisoiquimalypense
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Derby, United Kingdom
Very impressive

The Church of Maria Magdalene in Genoa is a bit off the beaten track but is very impressive because... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
RIchard035
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London, UK
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Piazza della Maddalena 11, 16124, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not the most visited place in the old town of Genua but it is calm and quiet. If you are looking for a short break this is perfect spot.

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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Very pretty church kind of hidden along a side street a little ways away from the Via Garibaldi. The facade is nice, but it’s the interior that blew me away with its high-quality frescoes and architecture. Nice place to pause and appreciate the history and...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Although not in the most salubrious of locations, this church is worth the effort to get here. The church is is a 16/17th century reconstruction/ alteration of a previous church ( dated 11th century). It is decorated in the baroque style. It is highly decorated,...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

I felt blessed to spend a few minutes alone in this beatiful and impressive church. I was aware of the noise of the neighbourhood outside but listened to the presence of silence as if it were a musical note that hung in the air which...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2016

The Church of Maria Magdalene in Genoa is a bit off the beaten track but is very impressive because of the large amount of golden decorations. The story we were told by our tour guide is that the area was and still is where prostitutes...More

Thank RIchard035
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

There is an inscription here advising the faithful to contribute to the church. Well the parishioners here contributed to create this beautiful church including the women who worked the streets of the neighborhood earning from the abundance of sailors in Genoa. Our tour guide swears...More

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