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An unusual church, with an unusual vibe.

first off, this church is older than dirt. Like waaaay old. Before it WAS a church, it was a temple... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
A must visit

Yet another magnificent example of how the Italians manage to preserve their history and culture... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

first off, this church is older than dirt. Like waaaay old. Before it WAS a church, it was a temple to the goddess venus. The bits an pieces that adorn the entry garden make its truly ancient origins clear. Very Romanesque, with gothic bits and...More

Thank JonathanW3493
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Yet another magnificent example of how the Italians manage to preserve their history and culture and mix it with todays world. An absolutely beautiful place to visit.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 13 November 2017

My husband and I have a rule that we never pass an open church, while traveling. It's a great way to find unexpected gems like the Romanesque beauty of San Lorenzo. Sometimes, the simplest, less-known churches are the most affecting, and that held true here....More

Thank Bethany M
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

When we visited silence was strictly enforced as was modest dress The inside of this church does two things. First you almost miss it by for the statue of San Lorenzo atop a carved gate . It is set back from the street and this...More

Thank Aquinasmagister
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The church is accessed thru an inconspicuous arched entry leading to a courtyard so it can be easily missed but there's a small sign in front of the arch alerting you to the presence of a historic site. The edifice was built in the early...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I had briefly read about Chiesa San Lorenzo in a travel article so wanted to look it up on our visit. It is unassumingly found through a gateway approximately midway between Castelvecchio and Porta Borsari, between the Corso and the river and bounded by a...More

Thank stanmansurrey
Reviewed 19 January 2017

As we walked from Castelvecchio along Corso Cavour, I noted an interesting-looking Romanesque church hidden well behind a Gothic archway. A sign on the locked entrance gate initially got my attention, but then I saw the structure's lovely exterior in the distance. Posted visiting hours...More

1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We happend to walk past this church and realized it was open , Really beautiful architecture and so clean and well kept, a real peaceful haven . Mass in English as well as Italian . Small but well worth a visit

1  Thank AJB03
Reviewed 4 November 2016

An interesting old church that is which is worth a quick visit. Not far from the castle and museum, also worth a visit.

Thank NewMexicans_10
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I spotted this most beautiful church quite by chance . I was in Verona not really as a tourist but because my husband was there for health reasons.I was feeling a little fragile and popped in to say a prayer.What a wonderful little church so...More

3  Thank patmacksmile
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