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Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta

The basilica of Santa Maria Assunta, imposing on the steep hill of Carignano, is one of the greatest examples of Renaissance architecture of Genoa. The beautiful church was planned in 1522 and the works for its realization went on approximately two centuries. Today it has five domes and two bell towers flank the wide facade, crowned with an tympanum. Inside it accommodates various sculptures by Pierre Puget and various paintings of Giulio Cesare Procaccini, Guercino and Carlo Maratta. Noteworthy is the huge organ - of which it remains only the monumental facade - work realized between 1656 and the 1660 by the Dutch Jesuit Herman Willem. According to a legend, Domenico Sauli, a descendant of the family that was the client of the church, in order to improve the sound of the bells, in the 1737 fuse them with the metal of many bags full of silver coins.

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Stay in this luxurious 5-star hotel offering good value, spacious accommodation and an excellent location in the centre of Genoa, just in front of the Genoa Piazza Principe Railway Station. After complete renovation, Grand Hotel Savoia reopened at the beginning of 2008. You will be just 300 metr ...

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Hotel Agnello D Oro * * * Genova Hotel Agnello D Oro * * * Genova
This family hotel is an ideal choice for anyone wishing to exchange noise and chaos for a quiet and charming atmosphere in the heart of the historical centre. The hotel is located in Vico delle Monachette, just 100 metres from Principe train station, the airport terminal shuttle (volabus) and Tr ...

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Golden Tulip Hotel Moderno Verdi * * * * Genova Golden Tulip Hotel Moderno Verdi * * * * Genova
This traditional 4-star hotel is a fine example of Italian Liberty Architecture and has a quiet location in the city's commercial centre. With well-appointed comfortable accommodation, the Golden Tulip Hotel Moderno Verdi is situated close to Brignole Railway Station, the Air terminal, the Inter ...

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