Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, Vernazza

Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church represents a place of peace and prayer from the 14th century. Originally built on remains from the 11th century in the Ligurian Gothic style right next to the sea, the church features three aisles and an impressive octagonal bell tower. Legends says that the relics of Saint Margherita were washed on shore and that is the place where the church stands. Enter the church, light a candle, and admire the stone architecture and the paintings inside. Planning Cinque Terre trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • There is a church in Vernazza.  It is right next to the harbour Square.  The stone wall was piled up along the sea. There were a lot of tourists when entering inside.  (We are one of them) we also had a local, and we were praying and talking to our friends. It is a church in the city.
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  • This church might be steeped in history for locals, but for visitors like me, it is hard to get excited over a simple church. Even the San Lorenzo Church in Manarola, another simple church, looks bett...  more »
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  • Church of Santa Margherita d'Antiochia, c. 1318. This enchanting Ligurian Church built by the sea is unique for its east-facing entryway. It has a nave and two aisles, with an octagonal bell tower rising from the apse area, and is located in the town's main square Piazza Marconi. Higly recommended by seaandcountryvillas
  • Very pretty church by the side of the sea, delightful to see...
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