Sights & Attractions in The Italian Riviera

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Accademia delle Belle Arti
Founded in 1751, the city's famous art school houses a collection...
Museums / Galleries, Educational Institutions 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
 
Ferrovia Genova–Casella
In continuous operation since 1929, the Genova–Casella Railroad...
Transportation Sites Genoa
 
Granarolo Funicular
Take a cog railway up the steeply rising terrain to another part...
Transportation Sites 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 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
 
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 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
 
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
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