Genoa Has to Be Seen Looking Up

Genoa Has to Be Seen Looking Up, Genoa, Italy (B)

Genoa is in the genes of my family, is the port from which they escaped before returning to sail away again, it is our history and culture, is the basis in our speech, is all those specific and concise expressions that make the Ligurian as they are, it is our heart because “in Genoa you can find everything“.

I guess you already understood that I love it and for this reason I always find an excuse for a trip: a performance, a doctor, shopping, a friend and many other things. A few weeks ago, however, I saw it differently, a bit as if for the first time, during a meeting between some Bluewago’s Hubbies with girls I didn’t know and who were about to discover the city. Some nuances have been confirmed and other have sharpened …

Genoa is female, is stubborn and obstinate, is complex and often grumpy, is passionate, is varied and diverse. Genoa is beautiful and vertical and has to be seen looking up.

Our starting point to explore the narrow streets of the city was the galleon movie set of “Pirates” by Roman Polanski, now moored at the Old Harbour, and right away it was natural to look up to admire Zena (i.e. Genoa in the local dialect) all around. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Genoa Has to Be Seen Looking Up
Guide Location: Italy » Genoa
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Silvia Moggia
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Palazzo San Giorgio
  • Piazza Caricamento
  • square Fossatello
  • Via del Campo
  • Pasticceria Liquoreria Marescotti
  • Piazza Banchi
  • square of the Cinque Lampadi
  • Cathedral of San Lorenzo
  • Piazza San Matteo
  • Piazza de Ferrari