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Top 10 Attractions in Genoa

Popular Genoa sights and tourist spots
  • The Old Port of Genoa thumbnail
    A landscape view of the old Genoa port in Liguria, Italy.
    The port is the historical and geographical backbone of Genoa. The first port in Italy is a huge complex 22 km long with 2 lanterns, 6 marinas, an aquarium, a sea museum, another of the Antarctic, bars and restaurants, terminals for ferries and cruise ships, shipyards and containers . The city has built its greatness on its port activity from the time of the Crusades to the recent renovation of the Old Port by a local child, the arch-celebrity architect Renzo Piano from the Boccadasse district ...

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  • La Lanterna thumbnail
    La Lanterna at night in Genoa.
    When you speak of Genoa, Italy, the one predominant image is the tall lighthouse reigning over the harbor. Indeed, the Lanterna in Genoa is a city symbol and landmark. Standing tall at 117 meters above sea level, this lighthouse is the world's oldest working lighthouse and certainly one of the world's tallest. It actually is a 77-meter high tower, but as it is perched on a rock 40 meters in height, its total height reaches 117 meters ...

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  • * Regular pre-pandemic touristic activity level.

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