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Address: West from Piazza Fontane Marose | Maddalena, Genoa, Italy
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Historic and beautiful

If you are in Genoa for whatever reason, make time for an hour's walk on this street, which is lined with historic buildings like an architectural museum. This street makes Genoa... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

If you are in Genoa for whatever reason, make time for an hour's walk on this street, which is lined with historic buildings like an architectural museum. This street makes Genoa one of the must-see of all cities. I walked it many times over numerous visits and still enjoy a walk any time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The whole area of the old area of Genoa was a pleasure to explore with plenty of shopping and interesting historical sites to enjoy along the way. I don't think I have seen a church or cathedral anywhere in Italy that is not worth taking time to explore.

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Pitesti
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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
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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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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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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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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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