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Castello d'Albertis

Corso Dogali 18, 16136, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 272 3820
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Great cafe

We'd taken the unusual ascensore, walked up to the castle, enjoyed the views over the city, didn't... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Warringtonian
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Warrington, United Kingdom
Summit of Ascensore

Arrived via the unusual ascensore (funicular) to find this treasure perched atop the hill. Sadly it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jandlUk
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Corso Dogali 18, 16136, Genoa, Italy
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"world cultures"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We'd taken the unusual ascensore, walked up to the castle, enjoyed the views over the city, didn't go in the castle, but stayed for a very nice and good value lunch at the cafe.

Thank Warringtonian
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived via the unusual ascensore (funicular) to find this treasure perched atop the hill. Sadly it was a rainy day so our view was hindered. However, the gardens are worth seeing. We didn't get time to visit the Museum. There is a cafe there and...More

Thank jandlUk
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This castle has great views of But don't forget the museum. It is a treat in itself. You can think of this museum as the story of a man and his travels because that's what it is. Try to put yourself in his place as...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

The gate would lead you to a trail up to the castle which provides a great vantage point. There are less tourists in the morning so i suggest one should come early.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We visited early morning as the sea mist was clearing, so had a good view over the western side of Genoa mostly the part area. The castle itself is more of a grand house, with each room designed to reflect the extensive travels by the...More

1  Thank UncleBetty
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Perched way above Genova, but a relatively easy climb on foot from the downtown area, this castle is well worth exploring, even if the disparate displays of African and Asian artefacts won't be to everyone's taste or interest. Buy the 24 or 48 hour museum...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We took the ascensore from Via Balbi - that was fascinating in itself, a mini tram which turns into a lift. It is free to walk around the small gardens of the Castello. The building is delightful as are the views. Nice place for a...More

Thank sleepybexhill
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

We visited this place during a cruise with MSC in January 2018. It was a long way to walk up, from the Garibaldi area in Genova to Albertis Castle, but it was nice walking around the houses and narrow streets. The castle is like up...More

1  Thank Cristina- Elisa... P
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Castello d'Albertis was one of the most enjoyable sights I visited while in Genoa. The castle is a lot different from other touristy castles as it functions more as a museum. The castle itself contains a lot of different exhibits from around the world, instead...More

1  Thank LucyC_NY
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

So glad I made it to Castello d’Albertis as I skipped it on previous visits to Genoa. As some have mentioned, there isn’t much in English other than a few cards, but you don’t have to know the history to appreciate the beauty. I went...More

Thank Stephanie J
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