The monuments of Genoa

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Visiter Chiesa di Santa Maria di Castello

Chiesa di Santa Maria di Castello

Incontournable

The facade is very sober with openings on two levels and no decoration. The interior contains 3 naves separated by...

Visiter Piazza De Ferrari

Piazza De Ferrari

Incontournable

The square of Ferrari is the main square of Genoa; It was born from the junction of two neighboring squares, which...

Visiter Palazzo Ducale: history

Palazzo Ducale: history

Incontournable

In 1097, Bishop Arialdo founded the "Compagna Communis", a sort of republic led by Consuls or Captains of the...

Visiter Via Garibaldi

Via Garibaldi

Incontournable

She was born around 1550 of a project of the very rich Grimaldi family: it was to transform a malfamous zone into ...

Visiter The Lanterna

The Lanterna

Incontournable

A first tower was built in 1128, which served both as a lighthouse (lit fires) and as a watchtower from where the boats...

Visiter Via Balbi

Via Balbi

Incontournable

It connects Piazza della Nunziata, the headquarters of the Basilica Santissima Annunziata del Vastato, in the piazz...

Visiter Palazzo Reale

Palazzo Reale

Incontournable

The first phase of its construction took place between 1618 and 1620 on the initiative of Stefano and Gio Francesco...

Visiter Villa del Principe

Villa del Principe

Incontournable

It was built around 1530 in the town of Fassolo, then outside the walls of the city, for Prince Admiral Andrea Doria,...

Visiter Porto antico di Genova

Porto antico di Genova

Incontournable

The old harbor, long unused, has become an important tourist hub of the city; Numerous events are organized there....

Visiter History of Genoa

History of Genoa

Incontournable

Visiter Basilica di San Siro

Basilica di San Siro

Church - Chapel

The facade of the church is very simple: neoclassical style, it was realized in 1821 by Carlo Barabino; The entrance is...

Visiter Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta di Carignano

Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta di Carignano

Church - Chapel

This church which stands at the top of the Carignano hill is the major work of Galeazzo Alessi, and the best example of...

Visiter Basilica of Santa Maria delle Vigne

Basilica of Santa Maria delle Vigne

Church - Chapel

: The facade is geometric, but of a geometry that lacks harmony in the upper part, with its 3 semicircular windows....

Visiter Chiesa di San Donato

Chiesa di San Donato

Church - Chapel

The church was erected in the 12th century. In the Romanesque style, a style still found today: indeed, the repairs...

Visiter Chiesa di San Matteo

Chiesa di San Matteo

Church - Chapel

The Gabriel Martino Doria entered the Benedictine order after the death of his wife, and obtained permission to build ...

Visiter Commune of San Giovanni di Pre

Commune of San Giovanni di Pre

Public Building

This complex was built in 1180 for pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land at the time of the Crusades; It contained two...

Visiter Palazzi Rolli

Palazzi Rolli

Palace

The Rolli formed a group of nearly 150 prestigious palaces, belonging to noble families of the Republic of Genoa, which...

Visiter Palazzo Balbi-Senarega

Palazzo Balbi-Senarega

Palace

The building is now the headquarters of the Faculty of Human Sciences of the University. It was built by Bartolomeo...

Visiter The Galleria del Palazzo Reale

The Galleria del Palazzo Reale

Gallery

The palace retains the furniture of all its inhabitants since its first occupation: there were tenants Genoese,...

Visiter Palazzo Rosso

Palazzo Rosso

Palace

The Palazzo Rodolfo and Francesco Maria Brignole was built from 1671 to 1677 and belonged to the Brignole family until...

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