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Chiesa del Gesu e dei Santi Ambrogio e Andrea

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Address: Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, 16121, Genoa, Italy
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We went in on a Sunday just before the mass started and were honoured to hear the priest and congregation sing a most beautiful hymn which we managed to record. A beautiful... read more

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Herts. UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went in on a Sunday just before the mass started and were honoured to hear the priest and congregation sing a most beautiful hymn which we managed to record. A beautiful church that we would have wished to have spent much more time in.

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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Brilliant church right in the centre of town with some stunning Rubens paintings amongst others inside

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Genoa, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

This church is in the very center of this town, but being Genovese nobody remembers it. Instead it is a monument worth of attention and full of Art works. In the past Genoa was a very important State-town. It was The Republic of Genoa one of the most important port in the Mediterrean, It was very rich because of its... More 

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manila
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

A must-see stop, as you stroll through downtown Genoa. Breathtaking artwork everywhere, including 2 paintings by Peter Paul Reubens.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Definitely worth a visit although it does not look like much from the outside. Different from the St Lawrence Cathedral which is spectacular outside but inside not much to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

if u ver thought about going some place or city in Europe I highly recommend Venice it was the best city I have ever visited in Europe so clean a lot of things to see and watch even for shopping or relaxing and drinking a pure Italian coffee or eating an authentic pizza even the weather was so clean and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Another in an array of beautiful churches and art made possible by the affluence of Genoese trade. In this case, Ruben masterpieces grace the walls.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Genoa's churches are some of the most beautiful I have ever seen. This one is no exception. La chiesa del Gesù is located near Palazzo Ducale, just off Piazza de Ferrari. You can see two paintings by Rubens and lots of other great works of art inside this attractive church. It is closed at lunchtime.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This church looks less than ordinary from the outside, but it's grandeur and wealth inside are extremely surprising

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I went in here because I had read about the Reubens paintings but there are actually lots of paintings here and they are all very good. Spent about 30 mins in here and wandered in when no-one there so not sure if free or not but door was open.

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