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Genoa Walking tour: Discover Hidden Treasures and Street Food
"Join this super visit of the city of Genoa through more than 1000 years of history bars and food stalls. You'll walk through the small street of the biggest European Historical Center the shopping streets the antiques shops and the stunning palaces of the Genoese Healthy merchants of the 15th 16th and 17th centuries. A few stops will be made to get refreshments in small old and original bars and also to eat the phenomenal real focaccia that has been invented in this city
From EUR124.00
 
Private Genova and Albissola Marina Shore Excursion from Savona Port
"Meet your private guide and driver at the Savona port after disembarking your cruise ship and make the scenic coastal drive to Genoa. Start your shore excursion with a stop at the panoramic terrace of Castelletto with views over the historical city center and the lighthouse considered to be the symbol of Genoa.Stroll with your guide along the waterfront a delightful mix of medieval streets and ancient stone walls and view the second largest aquarium in Europe. Then take a personalized walking tour of the old town starting at the House of Christopher Columbus (Casa di Cristoforo Colombo) near the medieval gate of Porta Soprana not far from Porto Antico.From here
From EUR141.00
 
Private Genova and Albissola Marina Shore Excursion from Savona Port
"Meet your private guide and driver at the Savona port after disembarking your cruise ship and make the scenic coastal drive to Genoa. Start your shore excursion with a stop at the panoramic terrace of Castelletto with views over the historical city center and the lighthouse considered to be the symbol of Genoa.Stroll with your guide along the waterfront a delightful mix of medieval streets and ancient stone walls and view the second largest aquarium in Europe. Then take a personalized walking tour of the old town starting at the House of Christopher Columbus (Casa di Cristoforo Colombo) near the medieval gate of Porta Soprana not far from Porto Antico.From here
From EUR141.00

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Sant'Andrea

Lying between Porta Soprana and Christopher Columbus' house, this 12th century cloisters standing in a small garden are all that remain of the convent that once stood here.

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Jun 23, 2005

Palazzo di Municipio - the inner courts

The innercourts look very nice and you may freely walk in, as it is part of the administration of the city or the district with plenty of offices and bureaus.

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globetrott
May 29, 2003

Palazzo di Municipio

This palace was once built in 1565 for a rich banker.

The palace is in Via Garibaldi, opposite of Galeria Palazzo Rosso with plenty of famous works of art by Dürer, Veronese, Van Dyck etc.

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May 29, 2003
 
 
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Washing lines

To me there is just something extremely attractive about washing-lines in warm overseas places. They make a picturesque place look real and lived in while adding even more colour to it than exists...
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Alleyways

Not all of Genoa is palatial, however. Leading off each of the broad, fancy main streets are lots of narrow alleyways which add an air of danger to your explorations. They all looked pretty intriguing...
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Christopher Columbus Statue

Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa in 1451. During his eventful life he sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492. He hoped to find a shorter route to India to trade for spices, but instead he...
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Via Garibaldi

The Via Garibaldi was a wonderful, colourful street containing several palaces: the Palazzo Bianca, the Palazzo Rosso and the Palazzo Tursi. I'm not even sure if we were able to go in their courtyards...
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Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola

The seat of the Prefecture and the Province of Genoa is home to a magnificent courtyard boasting with a double loggia. The dining hall on the piano nobile has a series of frescoes carried out by Luca...
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Via San Lorenzo and the cathedral

The San Lorenzo Cathedral or St. Laurence Cathedral is Genoa's stunningly beautiful black and white striped cathedral. It was founded in the 4th or 5th century. Since the Crusades it has housed the...
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