Fodor's Expert Review Il Bigo

Genoa Family

Designed by world-renowned architect Renzo Piano, this spiderlike white structure was erected in 1992 to celebrate the Columbus quincentenary. You can take its Ascensore Panoramico Bigo (Bigo Panoramic Elevator) up 650 feet for a 360-degree view of the harbor, city, and sea. In winter there's an ice-skating rink next to the elevator, in an area covered by sail-like awnings. Check the website for seasonal opening hours.

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Quick Facts

Ponte Spinola
Genoa, Liguria  16124, Italy

010-2485711-skating rink

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Elevator €4 for adults, €3 for children 4–12, free for children under 4; skating rink €8, Elevator €4 , See the website for seasonal hours

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