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The Genoese Citadel is an imposing fortress located next to the small resort town of Calvi on the island of Corsica. The construction of the citadel began in 1378 and lasted for one and a half centuries. The citadel behind its walls hides numerous intricate streets, a bell tower, graceful two-story galleries, the Saint Jean Baptiste Church, the Church of Saint Mary, which was built at the end of the 15th century, and was illuminated only at the beginning of the 17th century. It is also here that the chapel of the Holy Cross is located, which was built in 1547 specifically to accommodate the crucifixion of Christ the Wonderworker. It has an unusual history - a crucifix was found in 1428 by fishermen during a boat trip.
The citadel's towers offer an amazing view of the town of Calvi and the surrounding beaches.
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Topic: Genoese citadel in France, resort of Corsica.