Genoa Warnings and Dangers

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Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Genoa

  • 1. Historic Centre: not always a safe place!

    Large group of tourists invariably attracting all sorts of thieves. Those who can afford to travel usually carry cash money, even if small, and its exactly with which thieves count. The crowd is ideal...

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  • 2. HAWKERS

    Walking along the esplanade near the Galleon, we came across a lot of people selling stuff. If you feel uncomfortable walking here, then I suggest you walk a...

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  • 3. Be careful wih ticket vending machines

    In Genoa you can hardly find a ticket office to buy tickets for public transportation. It means you will probably use a machine to get tickets.Although these...

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  • 4. Bootleggers

    You'll see men (it does always seem to be men) selling bootleg CDs and DVDs all over Italy, but for whatever reason Genoa seems to have more than its fair share...

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  • 5. Violent supporters

    None of Sampdoria or Genoa could be ranked as the most friendliest supporters in Italy, so while you’re dreaming away during the fantastic atmosphere at the...

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  • 6. This warning and danger tip applies ...

    ... to the whole of Italy.If you are a woman, no matter what age you are, you will get plenty of offers.I found it rather sad and just a bit funny, that really...

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  • 7. Stars suffer too!

    Bliza Bargeld told us at 9pm in the courtyard of the Palazzo Ducale that this was the very first time he was not performing in his three piece suit. He had...

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  • 8. The weather

    My first couple of days in Genoa I was thinking - I can handle this Italian summer.It was cool and overcast. Quite pleasant.Then something happened.It got...

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  • 9. Gypsies at Genoa Train Station

    Beware of Gypsies at Genoa's train station. They may come up to you with some b.s story asking for money, or they could distract you somehow while another one...

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  • 10. Not the most aesthetically pleasing thing...

    If you are expecting to see Genoa at it's finest during it's year as a European Capital of Culture then you are going to be a tad disappointed.Many of the...

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  • 11. Dangerous near the port

    Beware of the areas near and around the port, especially the alleyways. Do not go here at night. I once found a used needle perched atop a ledge in an alley,...

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  • 12. THE MULTIMEDIA PORTAL: We were...

    THE MULTIMEDIA PORTAL: We were particularly proud of it, it provided any kind of service, including live television coverage using satellite connection. Our...

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