Sights & Attractions in The Italian Riviera

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Accademia delle Belle Arti
Founded in 1751, the city's famous art school houses a collection...
Museums / Galleries, Educational Institutions Genoa
 
Acquario di Genova
Europe's biggest aquarium, second in the world only to Osaka's...
Zoos / Aquariums Genoa
 
Castelletto
To reach this charming neighborhood high above the city center...
Neighborhoods / Streets Genoa
 
Childhood home of Christopher Columbus
The ivy-covered remains of this fabled medieval house stand in...
Houses / Mansions Genoa
 
Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno
One of the most famous of Genovese landmarks is this bizarrely...
Cemeteries Genoa
 
Ferrovia Genova–Casella
In continuous operation since 1929, the Genova–Casella Railroad...
Transportation Sites Genoa
 
Galata Museo del Mare
Devoted entirely to the city's seafaring history, this museum...
Museums / Galleries Genoa
 
Galleria Nazionale
Housed in the richly adorned Palazzo Spinola north of Piazza...
Museums / Galleries Genoa
 
Granarolo Funicular
Take a cog railway up the steeply rising terrain to another part...
Transportation Sites Genoa
 
The Harbor
A boat tour gives you a good perspective on the layout of the...
Neighborhoods / Streets, Tours Genoa
 
Il Bigo
This spiderlike white structure, designed by world-renowned architect...
Architectural Sites Genoa
 
Loggia dei Mercanti
This merchants' row dating from the 16th century is lined with...
Markets / Bazaars Genoa
 
Mercato Orientale
In the old cloister of a church along Via XX Settembre, this...
Markets / Bazaars Genoa
 
Museo d'Arte Orientale Chiossone
One of Europe's most noteworthy collections of Japanese, Chinese...
Museums / Galleries Genoa
 
Palazzo Bianco
It's difficult to miss the splendid white façade of this town...
Museums / Galleries Genoa
 
Palazzo dell'Università
Built in the 1630s as a Jesuit college, this has been Genoa's...
Educational Institutions Genoa
 
Palazzo Doria Tursi
In the 16th century, wealthy resident Nicolò Grimaldi had a palace...
Government Buildings Genoa
 
Palazzo Ducale
This palace was built in the 16th century over a medieval hall...
Castles / Palaces Genoa
 
Palazzo Reale
Lavish rococo rooms provide sumptuous display space for paintings...
Museums / Galleries Genoa
 
Palazzo Rosso
This 17th-century Baroque palace was named for the red stone...
Castles / Palaces Genoa
 
Porta Soprana
A striking 12th-century twin-tower structure, this medieval gateway...
Architectural Sites Genoa
 
San Donato
Although somewhat marred by 19th- and 20th-century restorations...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
San Lorenzo
Contrasting black slate and white marble, so common in Liguria...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
San Matteo
This typically Genovese black-and-white-striped church dates...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
San Siro
Genoa's oldest church was the city's cathedral from the 4th to...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
Sant'Agostino
This 13th-century Gothic church was damaged during World War...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
Santa Maria di Castello
One of Genoa's most significant religious buildings, an early...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
Santissima Annunziata del Vastato
Exuberantly frescoed vaults decorate the 16th- to 17th-century...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
Teatro Carlo Felice
The World War II–ravaged opera house in Genoa's modern center...
Arts / Performance Venues Genoa
 
Zecca-Righi funicular
A seven-stop commuter funicular begins at Piazza della Nunziata...
Transportation Sites Genoa
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