The Italian Riviera Sights

Childhood home of Christopher Columbus

  • Piazza Dante Map It
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Published 05/04/2016

Fodor's Review

The ivy-covered remains of this fabled medieval house stand in the gardens below the Porta Soprana. A small and rather disappointing collection of objects and reproductions relating to the life and travels of Columbus are on display inside.

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Piazza Dante, Genoa, Liguria, 16121, Italy

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Sight Details:

  • €5 adults, €3 children ages 4–10, children under 4 free
  • Weekends and holidays 10–6; by reservation other days

Published 05/04/2016


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