Religious building

Cappella Sistina di Savona

Via Ambrogio Aonzo, 39, Savona

It was built by Pope Sixtus IV between 1481 and 1483 to house the tombs of his parents. The main facade is in Gothic style and overlooks the cloister of St. Francis's...

Religious building

Oratorio di Nostra Signora di Castello

Piazza Sisto IV, Savona

Overlooking Piazza Sisto IV, next to Town Hall, and is home to the oldest brotherhood of Savona (1260). Current building is eighteenth-century remake of the sixteenth...

Religious building

Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta (Duomo di Savona)

VIA MANZONI, 11, Savona

The Cathedral of the Assumption is located in the heart of the historical center of the city. The first Cathedral, dating from the ninth century, was destroyed...

Religious building

Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista

Via Alfonso Mistrangelo, 18, Savona

Church is divided into three naves and has a central octagonal dome and two smaller domes for side. Baroque facade dates from the first half of the eighteenth...

Historical building

Palazzo della Rovere

Via Pia, 114, Savona

Giuliano Della Rovere relies on emphatic architectures by Giuliano da Sangallo for dwarfing the memory of the previous family pontiff. Palace was completed in the...

Monument

Torre del Brandale

Piazza del Brandale, 132, Savona

Also called "Campanassa", named after ancient bell, surrounded by the towers of Corsi and Riario (Guarnero) and Palazzo dell'Anziania.

Museum

Pinacoteca Civica (Palazzo Gavotti)

Piazza Chabrol Gilbert, 2, Savona

Gavotti Palace is in historic center of Savona and is home of Civic Art Gallery. Palace was built in the seventeenth century on pre-existing Medieval structures. The...

Religious building

Santuario di Nostra Signora della Misericordia

Piazza Santuario, 4, Savona

According to popular tradition, the birth of Sanctuary is linked to an apparition of Madonna to a peasant in 1536. Original oratory was soon expanded into a major...

Religious building

Convento dei Cappuccini

Via San Francesco D'Assisi, 8, Savona

Convent was founded in 1539 on the site of a church dedicated to St. Joseph and enlarged in 1610. After Napoleonic suppression returned to Capuchins in 1894. The...

Museum

Museo del Santuario di Savona

PIAZZA SANTUARIO, 4, Savona

Point of interest

Palazzo Gavotti

PIAZZA CHABROL, 1, Savona