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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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Sheraton Genova Hotel * * * * Genova Sheraton Genova Hotel * * * * Genova
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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Hotel Galata * * * Genova Hotel Galata * * * Genova
Located between Genoa’s train station and its harbour, Hotel Galata provides convenient, great value accommodation. Relax on the sun terrace, which offers panoramic views stretching down to the harbour. Ideal whether you’ve come to Genoa to explore the city or whether you’re just passing through ...

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