Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, Genoa

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Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
See the sacred bowl that's rumored to be the chalice Christ used in the last supper at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova. Most of this grand, historic cathedral was built in the 14th and 15th centuries, but a church has been on this site since the fifth or sixth century. Gaze up at the ceiling frescoes, admire the statues of St. John the Baptist and the Virgin Mary, and discover other religious artworks. Visit the Museum of the Treasury under the cathedral to see the vast collection of jewelry and silverware from 9 CE to the present. By using our Genoa trip planning site, you can arrange your visit to Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova and other attractions in Genoa.
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  • I'm not sure what kind of things you'd expect to see inside. None of them you probably will. Not only extremely stuffy in the summer, but also a fence preventing you from going close to the main...  more »
  • The Cathedral is stunning & free to enter, though donations are encouraged. Photos are permitted. But if you feel able to tackle the multiple winding steps up to the tower & can justify the €5...  more »
  • Very nice cathedral, amazing how the build it in those days without heavy equipment.
  • To be seen absolutely. The Lawrence chapel a jewel. The treasury museum less interesting (small, 6 euros).

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