Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, Monterosso al Mare

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  • Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista is the main church located in the old town of Monterosso al Mare, one of five towns in Cinque Terre National Park, in the North of Italy. You can see it, when you walk....  more »
  • The church was constructed under Genoese maritime republic rule between 1244 and 1307. It is a splendid example of Ligurian Gothic architecture with its alternating black and white stripes of marble.....  more »
  • Beautiful three-nave church with black and white facade, floor and pillars. White rock is the marble (available in nearby Apuan Alps and especially Carrara), and greenish black is serpentinite (former ocean floor rock (comes from several places in Liguria).
  • The church is not quite nice, but the place has a good view.

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