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What to see and where to go in Genoa

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What to see and where to go in Genoa

I'm at the start of a three days in Genoa and after walking around a bit I get the feeling that there is a lot more to do here than my travel book lets on (Lets Go Europe on a Budget! and Eyewitness Travel- Italy), they only seem to discuss the area around Piazza de Ferari.

My interest are mostly in Art, Architecture, and wondering around admiring Churches (mainly because they are good examples of the first two). I also enjoy taking photos with a tripod at night and was wondering if anyone had a good suggestion of where to start.

Thanks for the help!

Randy Anon

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1. Re: What to see and where to go in Genoa

Hi Randy, you are right! Here are the Top 10 in Genova.

www.turismo.comune.genova.it/spip.php…

and Museums, art galleries, Places of interest, Forts, Parks and Villas. Enjoy!

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2. Re: What to see and where to go in Genoa

Many visitors to Genoa are pleasantly surprised - rich in history and culture, Genoa is alive and vibrant!

Information on Genoa:

travelplan.it/genoa_guide_itineraries_weeken…

http://www.frommers.com/destinations/genoa/

Genoa Attractions:

frommers.com/destinations/…748_indattr.html

frommers.com/destinations/…0748010029.html

Consider a walking tour of Genoa!

Genoa Inner City Walking Tour:

planetware.com/do-it-yourself-tour/genoa-inn…

More than just a port town and Europe's largest aquarium!

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3. Re: What to see and where to go in Genoa

If you are into churches, try visting these ones:

- Santa Maria di Castello (in the 'centro storico')

- Santa Caterina

- San Bartolomeo degli Armeni

www.turismo.comune.genova.it/spip.php…

Also, Santo Stefano (a small Romanesque church just above Via Venti Settembre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santo_Stefano_(Genoa)

Personally, I like a lot also the shrine of Nostra Signora della Guardia, on the top of a mountain about 45 minutes by bus from the center -- …wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrine_of_N.S._della_Gua…

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