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Via Garibaldi

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Address: West from Piazza Fontane Marose | Maddalena, Genoa, Italy
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Genoa-A city for all seasons

A great venue on a rainy day is the Aquarium,which is a magical place for all ages.In the winter all facilities are open but because February is a quiet time,you don't have to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great venue on a rainy day is the Aquarium,which is a magical place for all ages.In the winter all facilities are open but because February is a quiet time,you don't have to contend with great crowds all trying to watch the acrobatic dolphins!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic spot to see in town, Unesco heritage palazzi, museums, shops, cafes. I strongly recommend.

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Arad County, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I visited Genoa in January during the worst weather that you can imagine: cold winter rain with strong wind. Umbrella? Useless. All of a sudden walking in the rain we arrived on Via Garibaldi. Let me tell you that from then on i liked Genoa! The palaces and the buildings are amazing. You have the impression that from one... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place to walk to take in the beauty of Genoa. Good number of shops and small restaurants serving excellent walk. Several historic monuments along the street.

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Cervo, Italia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Since it was made a pedestrian precinct, via Garibaldi has become one of Italy's most stunning museum streets, lined on both sides by carefully preserved aristocratic palazzos, several of which house top museums and art exhibitions, as well as princely courtyards, grandiose marble staircases, famous monuments by Renaissance sculptors and much more. Don't miss Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo Spinola and Palazzo... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We loved walking down the beautiful street and looking at all the beautiful buildings. It didn't matter if they were museums or banks, very well kept and left a strong sense of Genoa.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

We were lucky enough to be strolling through , when a wedding party showed up and went into the beautiful town hall for the wedding..interesting street

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Thornhill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Via Garibaldi is a street opened after 1550 to collect the aristocratic families of the day in one place. Once called the “Strada Nuova” of the mid XVI century, it has also been called the “street of gold”. There are 14 former Renaissance and Barocque palaces here restored to their original splendour. These magnificent palaces now house immense collections of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Every meter is full of history, some of the most incredible buildings in Italy. Also wander the streets off of Garibaldi to experience the old Genova.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We went to Genoa during a weekend... Most of the commercial buildings and stores were closed. So, I recommend going to Genoa and spend at least one weekday.

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