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

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Church
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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  • I just loved all of Cinque Terre and can't wait to return, each village had it's own uniqueness. A must visit place and allow plenty of time.  more »
  • Although there are quite a few stairs up to this, the views and the church are well worth it. The beautiful sea below is a wonderful background for this sacred place. The church is open to visitors an...  more »
  • A magical place, steeped in history and art, where the spiritual meetings become a really something more. Thank You Father Renato.
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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.
  • Small but nice ... inside also contains an important masterpiece of Dirk!
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  • A small church that holds like a jewel box, many works worthy of being admired, including a painting of Christ's crucifixion, attributed to Van Dyck.
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  • Beautiful view and place well worth walking up there if we're already there
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