The Italian Riviera Travel Guide

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Porta Soprana

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Published 06/20/2007

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A striking 12th-century twin-tower structure, this medieval gateway stands on the spot where a road from ancient Rome entered the city. It is just steps uphill from Columbus's boyhood home, and legend has it that the explorer's father was employed here as a gatekeeper.

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Piazza Dante, Genoa, Liguria, 16123, Italy

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Published 06/20/2007


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