The Church of St. Peter was officially consecrated in 1198. The part in white and black bands dating from the 13th century (probably made between 1256 and 1277), and was restored between 1931 and 1935. This part was derived from an older body, which consists of the early church, but left the bell tower is based on the chapel left of the presbytery.

The original church dates from the 5th century, in Syriac type, with rectangular plan and semicircular apse. It lost the title of parish in the late 14th century, in favor of the Church of San Lorenzo. It was officiated by the secular clergy until 1798.

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Founded: 1198
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Mike Craig (12 months ago)
This is one of my favorite places to visit in all of Italy! The structure of the church and the picturesque scenery of the ocean is absolutely breathtaking.
Giada Combusti (13 months ago)
This one star it is not for the absolutely amazing church we had the pleasure to visit few days ago. This one star is for the behaviour of tourist coming to visit. How on earth people are daring to go inside a Holy place without wearing proper clothes? I saw women in bikini, see through dresses man without tops etc. Disgusting.this is a place to pray to God.
Andrew Fensterer (13 months ago)
Beautiful view and iconic landmark! Can't miss it!
ABUCORP (14 months ago)
Wow, what a view you get from the top of that church. Just wonderfull. I would definitely recommend visiting this church even though it takes a little effort to get on top.
Elisa R. (18 months ago)
Wonderful and unexpected little jewel overlooking the sea. A temple first, and a church later, it is an interesting piece of history and natural infused architecture.
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