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Via Garibaldi

West from Piazza Fontane Marose | Maddalena, Genoa, Italy (Piccapietra)
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Ranked #8 of 147 attractions in Genoa
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The admission fee allows you in to all 3 palaces- the audio guide an extra 5 euro is also worthwhile and covers all 3 not just the Rosso- you have to leave a card or drivers licence to make sure u bring back the audio machine though ! Some excellent paintings in every period from top artists. Had a snack... More

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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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170 attraction reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Despite intense activity by heavily armed but very relaxed-looking Carabinieri whose vans partially blocked the street the day we were there, we enjoyed just meandering along past the great palaces that dominate the Via Garibaldi. So enjoy the walk and the views and the architecture and perhaps the shops and then head off down and do not miss the side... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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396 attraction reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

A very old paved street,narrow and not very long.No cars allowed,only pedestrians.A lot of old buildings,some of them with interesting architecture.Some restaurants,shops.Howevever,not the most interesting or beautiful street in Genova.

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Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

to see this street and visit some of the buildings is worth a trip to genoa on its own. the renaissance and gothic palaces arte breath taking and the art and furniture collections most diverting. antichi giardini is worth a visit (here's hoping our luigi 14 mirror arrives in due course).

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Izmir, Turkey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It always takes long me to pass via Garibaldi. Too many things to watch, examine and enjoy. My first time in Genoa, I did not have much time. I had a chance to see Via Garibaldi and few more places, but this street made me come back again to Genoa.

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La Manga Spain
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118 reviews 118 reviews
17 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Not sure what all the fuss is about, seen many better and to be honest it bored me... once we ventured off down the tiny cobbled streets it was far more interesting with lots of tiny plazas a very traditional cafe bars

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

A relaxed and nice stroll along the palazzi, most of which can be visited. Really worthwhile to step inside and admire the courtyards. Beautiful !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

You will probably be looking for the Tourist office here anyway, but take your time exploring this lovely ancient place. p.s. There is a free toilet in the Municipal Building just a few doors up too.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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51 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Nice to walk and see all this beautiful houses, buildings. A delight for architects and art lovers. You can get inside some of the Buildings. Buy a small guide at the Gift Shop that gives you details of the buildings façade, meaning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

during the Roli days all the palazzi were open;it is a wonderfull experience to see so many big palazzi in the same street.....but as the entrance is free durin g this same Roli .days,you are not alone to share it; the cathedral is also very beautifull but actually we did not like the city and her citizens(beggers poverty ruined places,etc... More

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