E X P L O R I N G
C A M O G L I
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Camogli is a typical fishing village in
Liguria (Italy). Its name is quite ancient,
though its origin is still disputed. Camogli
was indeed an important seaport in the
late Middle Ages known as the “city of a
thousand white sails”. The tall coloured
buildings made it easier for sailors to
recognize their homes.
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The basilica was built during the 12th
century on an island. The baroque interior is
covered with golden stucco, polychrome
marble and frescoes from the late 19th century.
Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta
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It was built to protect the
town and the coast.
Castle della Dragonara
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