All Places in Bogliasco

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    Church of Santa Chiara

    The Church of Santa Chiara is a church located in Bogliasco, in Via Giuseppe Mazzini, dedicated to the Saint Clare of Assisi. Saint Clare of Assisi is one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi. She founded the Order of Poor Ladies, known today as the Order of Poor Clares, a religious order for women, in the Franciscan tradition.   SHORT HISTORY The local confraternity, devoted to Santa Chiara, was founded in 1403. The existence and works of the congregation are mentioned in numerous documents dated back to the 16th century. In a document dated 1582, the visit of Monsignor Francesco Bossi is attested, where the condition of the church and its furnishings was verified. The church was completely rebuilt and enlarged in the first half of the 17th century.   ART Inside, we can find a wooden crucifix from 1712 by the sculptor Giovanni Battista Maragliano, son of the famous Baroque sculptor Anton Maria Maragliano. The crucifix was restored in 1988. Another interesting work of art is the large altarpiece depicting Saint Roch with Saint Pantaleone and Saint Firmina, dated 1759, of an unknown painter. Another valuable painting inside the church is the one depicting Saint Clare Read more [...]

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    Casa Mare

    Casa Mare is an apartment in Bogliasco, located in Via Emanuele Pontiroli, about 700 meters away from the main beach of the town. Casa Mare can accommodate up to 4 people. The apartment features a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, free WiFi, a well-equipped kitchen with an oven and a microwave, and 1 bathroom with a bath and bidet. Private parking is available at Casa Mare.   HOW TO GET THERE Casa Mare is located about 300 meters away from the Bogliasco train station. To find the apartment on foot, use the map below.

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    My Sweet Home

    My Sweet Home is a two-room apartment in Bogliasco, located in Via Guglielmo Marconi, about 350 meters away from the main beach of the town. My Sweet Home, completely renovated in July 2017, can accommodate up to 4 people. The apartment features a bedroom with a double bed and a large wardrobe, a living room eqquipped with a double sofa bed, a kitchenette with a fridge, oven and microwave, and a bathroom with shower. The building has also a lovely private garden, where you can enjoy splendid evenings in absolute relaxation.   HOW TO GET THERE My Sweet Home is located about 600 meters away from the Bogliasco railway station. To find the apartment on foot, use the map below.

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    La Mansarda Sul Mare

    La Mansarda Sul Mare is an apartment in Bogliasco, located in Via Giuseppe Mazzini, about 30 meters away from the main beach of the town. The apartment was completely renovated in 2016, and comes with a kitchen, a seating area and a bathroom. The apartment offers air conditioning, free WiFi and a flat-screen TV. From its terrace, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of Bogliasco.   HOW TO GET THERE La Mansarda Sul Mare is located about 500 meters away from the Bogliasco train station. To find the apartment on foot, use the map below.

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    Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    The Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Chiesa della Natività di Maria Santissima) is a church located in Via Ammiraglio Giovanni Bettolo, in Bogliasco.   SHORT HISTORY A church dedicated to the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary existed in Bogliasco Alto since the 12th century. The church was mentioned for the first time in a document dated December 3, 1182. The church was elevated to the title of parish in 1576. During the 17th century, various restoration works were carried out on the ancient religious building. The decision to build a new church in Bogliasco Basso was taken in the first half of the 18th century, and the design of the architect Giovanni Antonio Ricca was chosen. The works were started in 1731 and, by 1736, all the side altars were completed. One year later, in 1737, the entire building was finished. The church was consecrated on October 12, 1794, by the Archbishop of Genoa Giovanni Lercari. During the 19th century, the church underwent some restoration works, such as the frescoing of the vault in 1884 by the painter Virginio Grana and the changing of the wooden choir in 1742 by Andrea Bocciardo.   ART The Read more [...]

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    Sanctuary of Nostra Signora delle Grazie

    The Sanctuary of Nostra Signora delle Grazie is a small chapel located in Via Giuseppe Mazzini, in Bogliasco, dedicated to Our Lady of Grace.   SHORT HISTORY The chapel was probably built right after the terrible plague that struck the entire region of Liguria in 1657. A text from 1685 signed by a parish priest confirmed that the sanctuary already existed at that time. Following the construction of a new provincial road in the vicinity, the chapel was rebuilt in 1817 in its current position. On April 26, 1925, a new building was inaugurated here, on a project by the engineer Pietro Luxoro. On this occasion, a new altar donated by the Bigatti family was added in the chapel.   ART Inside, the sanctuary preserves a painting on wood of an unknown author depicting the Virgin Mary. The chapel also has a substantial collection of votive offerings donated by believers, including four paintings by Domenico Gavarrone, two by Berto Ferrari and one by Piero Bozzo.   HOW TO GET THERE The sanctuary is located about 700 meters away from the Bogliasco train station, or about 12 minutes on foot. To find the chapel easily, use the map below.