San Giacomo Maggiore Church

Gavi, Italy

San Giacomo Maggiore is a Romanesque style church built in the mid-12th century. It was altered in the 14th, 17th and 18th centuries.



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Via XX Settembre 1R, Gavi, Italy
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy


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Johan Post (15 months ago)
Very tasty with a great selection of wines
Tania Sedini (19 months ago)
A small favor to visit in Novi Ligure, in the town center. Built in sandstone, it has splendid cycles of frescoes and beautiful paintings.
Leandro Brazao (3 years ago)
Amazing place... Gorgeous inside.
Paolo Maggiani (4 years ago)
The beautiful and ancient church of San Giacomo Maggiore is located in the historic center of Gavi (AL); there is no certain date of its construction, some documents confirm its existence as early as 1172; and with three naves and the bell tower is octagonal; inside you can see very beautiful frescoes and outside it has a small cloister in a panoramic position; major restorations were carried out in 1957.
Cristina Mollo (4 years ago)
This church is located in the center of Gavi. It is dedicated to San Giacomo and preserves the memory of the Via di Compostela along which it stood. The facade of the church is simple and linear. We were unable to enter because it was closed during our arrival.
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