Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, Monterosso al Mare

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Church Tourist Spot
Discover the historical and artistic treasures of Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco. The 17th-century building has undergone many changes over history, with its final restoration dating back to 1894. Enter the church and gaze upon the wooden altar. See the famous work of art "Crucifixion" whose creator is considered to be Anthony van Dyck, as well as other works from Cambiaso and Strozzi. Take a turn around the church and you will see the castle ruins which serve as a cemetery today. Work out when and for how long to visit Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco and other Cinque Terre attractions using our handy Cinque Terre trip builder.
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  • The walk up is at least half the experience. Quiet and peaceful on the San Cristoforo Hill. Just above is the cemetery, adjacent lies the monastery and a few steps below lies the monument to St Franci...  more »
  • This beautiful quiet spot with it's views overlooking the sea and the other cinque terre towns is not to be missed. You can walk to this spot from the old town of Monterosso or up the main road leadin...  more »
  • y husband and I, late 50s, claimed the steps to the church and beyond to the cemetery. The view from the top was amazing and was added to by the serenity of the setting. The church is beautiful and we...  more »
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  • SIMPLE IS BEAUTIFUL AND THIS CHURCH IS EXACTLY THAT. BEYOND THE CHURCH I HAVE ENJOYED THE RELAXING WALK THROUGH THE PATH THAT TAKES YOU TO IT.
  • Go past the convent and enter the cemetery. Keep walking up and up and soon you'll have a view of all the five villages of Cinque Terra.
  • For a long time will remember the Cinque Terra region and this church! Really enjoyed
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  • Small but nice ... inside also contains an important masterpiece of Dirk!
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  • Small but nice
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