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Italy's sixth largest city, GENOA (Genova in Italian) is a marvellously eclectic place, vibrant and full of rough-edged style. Sprawled behind the port area (Italy's biggest) is a dense and fascinating warren of medieval alleyways and caruggi (tiny alleyways): boasting more zest and intrigue than all the surrounding coastal resorts put together. It's here that most of Genoa's important palazzi are to be found, now transformed into museums and art galleries. The tidying-up hasn't sanitized the old town, however; the core of the city, between the two stations and the waterfront, is …
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Golden Tulip Moderno Verdi

This hotel which dominates the enormous Piazza G. Verdi, is situated in a quiet position in the heart of Genoa's commercial area, next to Brignole station. It is housed in a period ...

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Acquario di Genova

This museum, one of the main tourist attractions in Italy, welcomes millions of visitors each year. Built between 1989 and 1992, it reproduces a coastal ...

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Santa Chiara

Leave your car in the Corso Italia, near the church and go down a steep slope to get to the old, fishing district of Boccadasse. Once you have recovered from the enchanting view of the bay, a true oasis away ...