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Chiesa di San Martino

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Address: Vicolo Nuovo 42, 16034 Portofino, Italy
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Beautiful In Town Church

This beautiful church is located a short distance up a hill from the center of Portofino. The interior is decorated with colorful paintings and statues.

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Kathlean
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New York City, New York

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This beautiful church is located a short distance up a hill from the center of Portofino. The interior is decorated with colorful paintings and statues.

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This quiet, little church sits high on an opposite hill across the harbor from the Church of St. George. It is another church frequented by the local fishermen and their families for centuries. There is beautiful modern bronze work on the entrance doors and main altar. Outside courtyard has a stunning design in smooth stones.

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Rosebud, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Lovely place to visit, this is truly an amazing place. so many things to see and enjoy, I recommend that you visit in the spring or autumn as the weather is great here for travelling.

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Florence, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Locals frequent this church for mass. You can see its facade from the main square and hear its bells ringing every hour

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This magnificent church with its typical striped facade has an amazing interior. The altars are adorned with gold, the ceiling is painted like the Sistine chapel, the sculptures remind me of St Peter's in Rome. There is a beautiful bell tower too and the bell can be heard ringing all over Portofino.It's a steep climb but worth it!

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Westchester County, New York
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Reviewed 14 April 2016

I am not suggesting, this as an appropriate or respectful protocol, nor do I I any way wish to minimize the powerful impact and devotion that goes into the expressionism inside what upon approach initially seems a tranquil house of worship. Nevertheless, taking in the incredible array of compelling details inside Chiesa San Martino can be quite imposing for one... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

This is a lovely little church with a beautiful interior. It is definitely worthy of a short look inside.

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Los Gatos
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This church has a simple exterior with a surprisingly beautiful interior. The ceiling was especially beautiful. The views overlooking the city below were really beautiful. Thought this was well the time to spend a bit of time viewing despite all the wonderful things to see in Portofino.

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Bury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Truely a must for anyone to visit during your stay- breathtaking views from the church. The paintings, and mosaics are really lovely and the whole place was calming and it is worth sitting and taking it all in

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Reviewed 30 September 2015

We were wandering around and came to this chiesa. It was nice and work a look if you find yourself standing in front of it. Beautiful stained glass windows and some good statues and frescos.

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