St. Peter Church

Porto Venere, Italy

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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Januka Rajapaksha (4 months ago)
One of the most beautiful place i have ever been. Amazing view.
Holguer Noriega (5 months ago)
Beautiful and old Church... The atmosphere was great. You can experience the sunset, the sea wind, the mountains, in general the nature. I recommend wearing good shoes and comfortable clothes.
soudeh akbari (6 months ago)
Stunning, wonderful view and building.
Jason cooke (8 months ago)
Absolutely fabulous and I loved it. I would consider a stay in portovenere if I were you it's beautiful
J BM (13 months ago)
Beautiful views. A little steep but worth the view. Make sure you wear good shoes due to the cobblestones. There are also quite a few steps which made me feel a little dizzy. But it was a lovely walk - a bit like a maze
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