Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, Vernazza

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Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church represents a place of peace and prayer from the 14th century. Originally built on remains from the 11th century in the Ligurian Gothic style right next to the sea, the church features three aisles and an impressive octagonal bell tower. Legends says that the relics of Saint Margherita were washed on shore and that is the place where the church stands. Enter the church, light a candle, and admire the stone architecture and the paintings inside. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Cinque Terre holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • No comments to describe the beauty in its simplicity of the Church of St. Margaret of Antioch in Vernazza. The grey stones contrasts with the pastel colours of the houses, the blue sky and the blue of the sea. A cameo of rare beauty. Perched on a cliff overlooking the Marina. There are drapes or Renaissance paintings of landscapes to enrich the walls because the same open window overlooking the sea.
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  • Beautiful church overlooking the Harbour and on the village square. Don't miss the Interior with three aisles divided by massive pillars. Not to be missed.
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  • This old church is built in tipical ligurian style, black and white decorated with octagonal bell tower. It takes place in the town's main square Piazza Marconi.