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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
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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

Palazzo Ducale - Piazza De Ferrari Tips (37)

PALAZZA DUCALE OR DOGES PALACE

What is a Doge? Well, a Doge is another name for a Duke, and so the building is known as "Doges Palace," or in Italian "Palazza Ducale."This is another important building in Piazza De Ferrari, built...
balhannah
Oct 21, 2011

Piazza de Ferrari

No need to describe Piazza de Ferrari... it's the most famous square in Genova by far. And there's no need to tell you how to get there, since you will surely go there if you come to Genova! ;-)It's...
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Carletto76
Mar 29, 2004

Palazzo Ducale

Palazzo Ducale (Ducal Palace) is probably the most known building in Genova, and where most important exibitions are held, expecially during the year of Culture 2004. It was built in the 13th century...
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Carletto76
Mar 29, 2004

Palazzo Ducale

Palazzo Ducale is huge imposing building extending over two city squares, facing and accessed from Piazza Giacomo Matteotti while the rest of it overlooking Piazza de Ferrari. Once seat of Genova's...
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croisbeauty
Oct 01, 2011

OLD GENOA STOCK EXCHANGE

I admired and admired this huge building and also wondered what it was used for.It was the home of the Genoa Stock Exchange, built between 1907 and 1912, and was the oldest in Italy. I say "was," as...
balhannah
Oct 21, 2011

PIAZZA DE FERRARI

This is the main square of Genoa, and a rather beautiful one at that! Quite a large, paved square with a Foutain residing in the middle. It was popular, everybody seemed to want their photo taken, so...
balhannah
Oct 21, 2011

Galleria Giuseppe Mazzini

La Galleria Giuseppe Mazzini, Genoa’s elegant 19th Century architectural gem, an imitation of the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery in Milan, was built in the second half of the 19th century. It connects...
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csordila
Jun 20, 2009

Piazza de Ferrari & a great fountain

This is certainly the most beautiful square in Genua with this great fountain in the middle and Via XX Settembre - the main shopping-street of Genua - ending here on the left of my picture.On the same...
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globetrott
Oct 31, 2006

Palazzo Ducale

This palace was started to be built in 1591 - but it burned down and was rebuilt again in 1778 and got a fassade of that time.Today Palazzo Ducale is used as a multi-cultural centre with plenty of...
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globetrott
May 14, 2006

Palazzo Ducale - take a walk through it

Do not be afraid to climb up to the different floors.There is a ticket-office on the groundfloor, selling the tickets for the art-exhibition inside a very small part of the Palazzo. But all of the...
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globetrott
May 14, 2006

knocking on Palazzo Ducale's doors

Look at this great work of art that was used to knock on the doors of Palazzo Ducale.These doors are really huge and about 6-8 meters high......and when you look up on top of these huge doors, you...
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globetrott
May 15, 2006

EQUESTRIAN STATUE

Do you like Statue's with Horse's, I do!Located infront of the Theatre, "Carlo Felice" in Piazza de Ferrari, is a nice monument of Garibaldi on his Horse.Garibaldi is known as an "Italian National...
balhannah
Oct 22, 2011
 
 
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"My hometown, my favourite town!"
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"GENOA - THE CITY OF BEAUTIFUL CHURCHES"
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Things to Do Near Genoa

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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

Nice example if 17th century aristocratic living. One hall is called the Gallery of Mirrors and was built so as to be in competition with Versailles. There is even an area with displays of period...
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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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