"St. Laurence Cathedral" Via San Lorenzo and the cathedral Tip by Maghy

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St. Laurence Cathedral

The Cathedral of Genoa consacrated from Pope Gelasio II in 1118 is dedicated to St. Laurence. Has a gothic front rich of polychromatic marbles, of decorative motives and of valuable sculptures and the interior naves contain marble statues and paintings of relevant value of the most known artist passed in Genoa: Very important to the historical point of view the visit to The Treasure Museum (Guided visit every half hour from Monday to Saturday 9.00-12.00 and 15.00-18.00) with very important masterpieces as the Ark of the procession of Corpus Christi (cent.XVI), the Ark of Barbarossa (cent.XII) and the Holy Basin in green glass (cent.XII)

Address: Piazza San Lorenzo
Directions: Historical center of the city five minutes fro Porto Antico
Phone: +39 010 265786
Website: http://www.chiesadigenova.it/home_page/itinerari/00362159_Cattedrale.html

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  • Updated Jul 10, 2003
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