St. Lawrence Cathedral in Genoa

St. Lawrence Cathedral in Genoa with striped façade

The St. Lawrence Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Genoa. It's dedicated to one of the city's patron saints and is the main place of worship in Genoa. The cathedral was built in Romanesque-Renaissance style and has a beautiful black and white striped façade.

Inside the Cathedral is the Cappella di San Giovanni Battista and the Museo del Tesoro. These house relics and a urn that is said to hold the ashes of John the Baptist.

View location in Genoa, Italy.
Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We are a family of 5 from Belgium. We love travelling and discovering new places in Europe. I hope we can inspire you for your holiday in Europe. Have a look at our destinations so far and feel free to ask any additional info of the places we visited.


Mandy said...

Wow! I love the black and white stripes! I've not seen anything like that before.

Trotter said...

Fabulous building!!