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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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Hotel Bristol Palace * * * * Genova Hotel Bristol Palace * * * * Genova
An elegant turn-of-the-century palace in the centre of Genoa on Via XX Settembre, the hotel is just a few steps away from the most important offices and exhibition sites of the city. Nearby you will find the Palazzo Ducale, the Carlo Felice theatre, as well as the most prestigious shops, museums ...

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Hotel Sheraton Genova is located less than 2 km from Cristoforo Colombo airport. It offers a free, scheduled transfer service to the airport and the centre of Genoa. The Sheraton Hotel features a fully equipped conference centre with a maximum capacity of 1500. You can enjoy a delicious mix of r ...

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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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