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Address: West from Piazza Fontane Marose | Maddalena, Genoa, Italy
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Via Garibaldi is a famous street in the old city of Genoa, where you can admire many palaces dating from the 16th century. The most representative are: Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Pitesti
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Via Garibaldi is a famous street in the old city of Genoa, where you can admire many palaces dating from the 16th century. The most representative are: Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Tursi, housing "Musei di Strada Nuova", a complex of three splendid museums. It is worth to visit.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Via Garibaldi is a nice example of classic Italian architecture from the times, when price has not been the only criterion for construction. Nice palaces with inner gardens.

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Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

All the palaces of the immensly rich families who ruled the republic of Genova, which competed with Venice and ruled a large part of the Mediterraneum. Many are museums and open to the public. A visit is a lesson in history. The visit is a must if you are interested in history of this part of Europe.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I really wanted to visit this street and I'm glad I did, but I was expecting more commerce. Instead this street is dominated by Art Gallaries, and the Museums. Very pretty though.

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Stavropol, Russia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

beautiful street, old buildings on it are very impressive! necessarily need to recommend at least one day to walk on it. Very often on the street musicians play, which creates an unforgettable atmosphere of this place

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Is ok we were here to await our cruise so weren't really wanting to do much but rest. But managed to get lost, sore feet wandering around the streets, found a great beauty therapist and had our nails polished, awesome!

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The owners of these palaces lived "over the shop" so they could keep an eye on the port and enjoy a life style as well. Look into the huge open doors and admire the marble stairs with wild animals draped over the handrails. All in all a unique street scene when usually the wealthy left cities to build their palaces.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It is a beautiful street or at least what is situated in the street is beautiful. When walking the city you will surly come across it and you should walk down it and enjoy the wonderful architecture along the way. The walk returned us to a time gone by.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We walked all the way up and down Via Garibaldi in the morning before going to catch a train, and we were not rushed at all. We had cappuccinos at a nice place and took a lot of beautiful photos. I think the beauty of Genoa is underrated but this was a beautiful walk.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It is a beautiful street to walk though I can say it of many streets in Genoa. But that one houses the most famous palazzios. We spent hours walking the city without any navigation just for the sake of it. You can feel the city better that way. Enjoy Genoa but visit Via Garibaldi for sure!

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