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For a daytime visit

Some lovely buildings on the way here but we wandered through the back streets and thought that it... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
greypigeon
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glasgow ,scotland
TRANSPORTED BACK IN TIME

Interesting part of the city and you feel like you have been transported back in time. We were... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
KTGP
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Adelaide, Australia
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22 May 2018
“Walk thru the old city.”
15 Sep 2017
“Could be so much more”
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We traveled thru the city but felt uneasy at times. Narrow walkways in old city, leading to major parts of the city.

Thank janettolipani
Reviewed 15 September 2017

As others have suggested, this is an area which is rather run down and could potentially offer so much more to visitors. Seemed safe enough by day, but definitely an area to be avoided at night.

1  Thank OandA-London
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Most 'old towns' you visit in other cities are full of charm, nostalgia, and intrigue. This 'old town' in Genova is not a place you want to be after dark. It feels very much ignored, and desperately in need of an influx of funding to...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

Some lovely buildings on the way here but we wandered through the back streets and thought that it would be a no go area at night , with lots of houses crammed together and looking rundown . Glad we saw it as it gave a...More

Thank greypigeon
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Interesting part of the city and you feel like you have been transported back in time. We were wandering around the district mid afternoon and the ladies were plying their trade in groups and solo. One got a little angry at me because I think,...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Snapped a few photos here and just around the corner are the big arches for the Medieval gateway. Park like setting, so nice to sit down and just take it in.

Thank snappytraveler07
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The of Cristovão Colombo house There is no certainty that Christopher Columbus, the famous navigator and explorer of the New World, was born in Genoa, Savona, 15 kilometers to the west, or even outside Italy. However, some records refer to his father, a weaver, and...More

1  Thank Rijards
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We were lucky enough to stay in the Caruggi district of Genoa and I have to say it was such a beautiful vibrant place to wander around day or night. Saw a few ladies of the night but no bother to myself and friends. It...More

1  Thank HolidaySandra
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Really beautiful, especially in the evening, with all the lights on, but not only. A must if you visit Genoa.

1  Thank Andrada R
Reviewed 21 October 2015

If Caruggi district was included in the world list of the most beautiful sites in the UNESCO World Heritage obviously it means that this is a fantastic place. The soul of the old Genoa made of dozens of small, narrow roads where you can find...More

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If the Cruise port is "Stazione marittima" there are some bus lines and a subway that bring you in the center of Genoa in a few minutes. The Caruggi District ("Caruggi" menas "narrow alley" in old Genoese local language) is... More
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