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Things to Do in Genoa

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Accademia delle Belle Arti
Founded in 1751, the city's famous art school...
Museums / Galleries, Educational Institutions Genoa
 
Acquario di Genova
Europe's biggest aquarium, second in the world...
Zoos / Aquariums 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
 
Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno
One of the most famous of Genovese landmarks is...
Cemeteries Genoa
 
Galata Museo del Mare
Devoted entirely to the city's seafaring history,...
Museums / Galleries Genoa
 
Galleria Nazionale
Housed in the richly adorned Palazzo Spinola...
Museums / Galleries Genoa
 
Granarolo Funicular
Take a cog railway up the steeply rising...
Transportation Sites Genoa
 
The Harbor
A boat tour gives you a good perspective on the...
Neighborhoods / Streets, Tours 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 Bianco
It's difficult to miss the splendid white...
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
 
Palazzo Ducale
This palace was built in the 16th century over a...
Castles / Palaces Genoa
 
Palazzo Reale
Lavish rococo rooms provide sumptuous display...
Museums / Galleries Genoa
 
Palazzo Rosso
This 17th-century Baroque palace was named for...
Castles / Palaces 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 Lorenzo
Contrasting black slate and white marble, so...
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
 
Sant'Agostino
This 13th-century Gothic church was damaged...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
Santa Maria di Castello
One of Genoa's most significant religious...
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
 
Zecca-Righi funicular
A seven-stop commuter funicular begins at Piazza...
Transportation Sites Genoa

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