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A very golden church!

The church is super decorated, and very interesting. It would be a good idea to carry a hand... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Liguria, Italy
A small church with character

Consecrated in 1189 and damaged several time during the ages. It was restored in 1892 and again... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
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28 May 2018
“A very golden church!”
19 Jul 2017
“A small church with character”
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Via di San Donato 10, 16123, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 246 8869
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

The church is super decorated, and very interesting. It would be a good idea to carry a hand mirror to avoid neck ache from craning to see upward.

Thank dalmunzie
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Consecrated in 1189 and damaged several time during the ages. It was restored in 1892 and again 1946. It has kept its original appearance. The paintings inside are really beautiful and there are several notable ones included. It is in the Old Part of Genoa...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This little church has been standing strong during the years, and against all odds (war, fires, etc). I remember walking around it for a while before I actually found it. The church is really charming, a witness and also a survivor from history. At the...More

Thank Cecilia D
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Been many times to Genova and always return to this place. It is magical. Really suggest for those that love architecture and Italy. Paintings are worth seeing, atmosphere worth feeling.

Thank Madara S
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

The Chiesa di San Donato is a beautiful church, especially when you are interested in Antwerp painting from the sixteenth century. In the left side chapel, the triptych with the Adoration of the Magi by Joos van Cleve (Cleves 1480/85- Antwerp, 1540/41) can be seen....More

Thank MCC38
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

We actually thought it was a cathedral, beautiful church and worth a visit. We stumbled across it on a Sunday at first and a service was taking place so we couldn't walk around it fully, on the Monday we visited again and this time got...More

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This Romanesque church is one of the finest in Genoa: the atmosphere is wonderful and mysterious. We liked it so much we went back for a second visit. There is a fabulous Flemish triptych altarpiece in a side chapel which is unmissable.

1  Thank gianlorenzo
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Just go and discover yourself. A tiny small church at the hearth of the genoese movida, offers a jump in art, fresh and pray. Worth a trip .

Thank Cervo1968
Reviewed 30 April 2015

The church itself deserves a visit. You cannot miss the Trittico by Joos van Cleve and the Madonna del Latte by Barnaba da Modena

Thank antomalv
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