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Genoa, a city on the sea with over 25 centuries of history, has always been a crossroads of cultures and peoples. Its alleyways, narrow streets and palaces preserve the charm of the ancient maritime republic

Genoa has ancient origins, it was already an important port when the Romans arrived in the area in the V centery BC, but it was during the Renaissance period that it reached the moment of greatest splendor when it became a Maritime Republic.

The historical center is characterized by the famous caruggi, narrow and irregular alleys where the typical shops and taverns of the city are found where you can taste the typical products of the place like the famous Genoese focaccia and the Ligurian pesto.

One of the most important areas of the city is the Porto Antico, redeveloped by Renzo Piano in 1992 which also houses the famous Aquarium of Genoa. It is the largest Italian aquarium and the first in Europe for animal species.

From Genoa in a short time it is possible to reach Portofino, a seaside village built around a bay, with high colored houses leaning against the famous piazzetta, a very famous international tourist destination.

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4 cose da non perdere a Genoa

  • 1 Take a picture of the Lanterna in Genoa
    The people of Genoa call their Lighthouse "Lanterna" (lantern). It is the real symbol of the city, born to signal to the ships the entrance to the port
  • 2 Enter the Cagguri of the old city
    Discover the charm of the old city by entering the Carrugi hallyways, the typical narrow streets of medieval origin
  • 3 Stroll near the Porto Antico
    The Porto Antico area has been completely modernized by the architect Renzo Piano and here we find the most important attractions of the city: the aquarium, the Bigo panoramic elevator and the Galata sea museum
  • 4 Taste the typical dishes of the city: focaccia and pesto
    Do not miss a taste of the famous Genoese focaccia and pesto, the typical condiment for pasta made with basil and pine nuts

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