Sights & Attractions in The Italian Riviera

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Name Category Location
 
Accademia delle Belle Arti
Founded in 1751, the city's famous art school...
Museums / Galleries, Educational Institutions Genoa
 
Castelletto
To reach this charming neighborhood high above...
Neighborhoods / Streets Genoa
 
Childhood home of Christopher Columbus
The ivy-covered remains of this fabled medieval...
Houses / Mansions Genoa
 
Granarolo Funicular
Take a cog railway up the steeply rising...
Transportation Sites Genoa
 
Il Bigo
This spiderlike white structure, designed by...
Architectural Sites Genoa
 
Loggia dei Mercanti
This merchants' row dating from the 16th...
Markets / Bazaars Genoa
 
Mercato Orientale
In the old cloister of a church along Via XX...
Markets / Bazaars Genoa
 
Museo d'Arte Orientale Chiossone
One of Europe's most noteworthy collections of...
Museums / Galleries Genoa
 
Palazzo dell'Università
Built in the 1630s as a Jesuit college, this has...
Educational Institutions Genoa
 
Palazzo Doria Tursi
In the 16th century, wealthy resident Nicolò...
Government Buildings Genoa
 
Porta Soprana
A striking 12th-century twin-tower structure,...
Architectural Sites Genoa
 
San Donato
Although somewhat marred by 19th- and...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
San Matteo
This typically Genovese black-and-white-striped...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
San Siro
Genoa's oldest church was the city's cathedral...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
Santissima Annunziata del Vastato
Exuberantly frescoed vaults decorate the 16th- to...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
Teatro Carlo Felice
The World War II–ravaged opera house in Genoa's...
Arts / Performance Venues Genoa

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