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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Milena (15 months ago)
The view is absolutely stunning, especially at sunset. Hundred percent worth the visit when in surrounding areas
Peter Ray (16 months ago)
What i can say. Its just Need to see Place . So many Places for fotage in 500 m. Radious Its Amazing
Jean vR (19 months ago)
Beautiful little church. However, the strong point is really the view. My god is beautiful.
Marco Moretti (2 years ago)
It is the oldest vestigial church in the Golfo and is one of the most famous tourist attractions of the place Fabulous views on cristal clear sea water.
Ed (2 years ago)
This is one of those sites where you need to stop... rest and take in the history around you. Beautiful sites of the bay and Mediterranean sea. Take your swimming gear with and enjoy a relaxed day by the sea.
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