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Chiesa del Gesù (Chiesa dei Santi Ambrogio e Andrea)
Piazza Matteotti, Genova Route Planner
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Opening hours

7am-1pm, 3.30pm-7.30pm - closed Mon morning

Description

This old church dedicated to St Ambrose is a Baroque gem, and was entirely rebuilt by the Jesuits at the turn of the 16C and 17C. Built by Tibaldi in 1597, it boasts a sumptuous marble and gilded stucco interior and important works of art. Admire Guido Reni's Assumption, the Crucifixion by Simon Vouet, as well as two fine paintings by Rubens: Circumcision, painted for the high altar, and St Ignatius Healing a Possessed Woman.

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