Piazza San Matteo, Genoa

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Piazza San Matteo is located in Genoa. To visit Piazza San Matteo and get the most from your holiday in Genoa, create itinerary details personal to you using our Genoa online tour planner .
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  • Near Piazza De Ferrari, there is this lovely little square, dominated by the Church of St Matthew was built around 1270, with black and white stripes facing façade, a symbol of prestige at the time. Now is public, granted to the Municipality but was once exclusive to the Doria family. Gorgeous Interior, too bad the ban on photographing!!! Around the square, situated in an elevated position respect to the surrounding alleys were built other buildings, always belonging to the ancient village of Doria, worthy of being photographed and visited. A must see!!
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  • My mother opened a boutique 15 years ago in this beautiful square that, recommend you visit, I spent many years working with her and I have many fond memories.
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  • San Matteo Church (it - even a visit due to its baroque interior 18 e marble and white stucco, contrasting with the novel outside nour and white) faces palaces of the 14 th century of the Doria family. Nothing better to make a comeback in Genoa at the time.
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  • The noble Doria family Church
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  • Beautiful, just like the square in which it is located. Well worth a visit to admire the splendid frescoes and interiors.
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  • Beautiful. Definitely worth visiting
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  • Like the Cathedral of San Lorenzo, the Church of San Matteo in Genoa is an excellent example of the harmonious fusion of Mediterranean Romanesque style typical of this area and the new Gothic trends from France
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  • Beautiful Church
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