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Chiesa di San Lorenzo

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Address: Piazza Papa Innocenzo IV, Manarola, Italy
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US$150.65*
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Cinque Terre Semi-Private Day Trip from Florence
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A little gem with hardly any visitors

We explored this church after we checked into our hotel because it was only 5 mins away. After a steep climb, we found that the church was more or less one of the highest... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Isaiah K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We explored this church after we checked into our hotel because it was only 5 mins away. After a steep climb, we found that the church was more or less one of the highest buildings in town and it faced a little piazzale that had a panoramic view of the town. I climbed up to a parapet (meant for the... More 

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Valrico, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have read my reviews you know that I like to visit old churches for the wonderful surprises you find inside them. This one is no exception. If you get the chance make sure you visit.

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Georgetown, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love visiting churches and this one was unique and quite in keeping with the flavor of the town.... quaint and precious. The visit doesn't take a long time.

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Thank Penny L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This church dates back from the early 1300's; it is a simple but beautiful place of worship that looks very austere compared to the places in Rome. It is at the top of the town of Manarola up a very steep hill, but well worth the climb. We enjoyed the town immensely, stopping in one of the gelaterias for a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoying the small chapels/churches of Italy. The big grand duomo's of Orvieto and Florence are awe inspiring. But there is something sweet and peaceful of these small churches tucked away in the local communities. Chiesa di San Lorenzo is a perfect spot to stop and give thanks. La dolce Vita! Loving the life!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This whole village is beautiful. The Vineyard walk is a must if you go there. High on the hills that surrounding the village looking down at the harbor.

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stopped by this church on my way to get coffee and I was pleasantly surprised. It's small, but beautiful. It's not extremely ornate like other churches. It's simple, but very pretty.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We visited the church during a Sunday service (the service is in italian) . It was a plesant local experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Great hike up from the bottom of the town. There are wonderful views from the piazza in front of the church. Very spartan inside but that adds to its simple beauty.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Built in 1300's. Attended a Sunday service. Population in Manarola is 200. So, priest drives in from La Spezia for services. Simple church, but an incredible feeling of many years of deep devotion by the parishioners. A must eye when in Cinque Terre.

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