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THE CHURCH OF SAN GIOVANNI BATTISTA OF RIOMAGGIORE

In the upper part of the village, the church of Saint Giovanni Battista was built in 1340 by Antonio Fieschi, bishop of Luni. A headstone in the faade remembers the construction of the Maestri Antelami. The lancet windows and the two Gothic doors adorned with anthropomorphous and zoomorphic elements and on the right side are the only elements of the original structure. In 1870 the church was widened and the faade rebuilt in neogothic style, then replacing the original rose window.
The inside has three aisles, separated by ogival archs. It conservs valuable works of art as a wooden crucifix of the Maragliano, a triptych in the right aisle attributed to the Antelami and the "Baptist's Preaching" attributed to Domenico Fiasella.

The church of San Giovanni Battista