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Old Port (Porto Antico)

Address: Calata Molo Vecchio 15 | Magazzini Del Cotone, Modulo 5 Primo Piano, 16128 Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: 010 2485711
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Ranked #28 of 145 Attractions in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks
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Les Issambres, France
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We spent a lot of time in the Porto Antico - during the day and at night. It's nicely renovated, offers many options - the Aquarium, museums, a replica of Christoforo Colombus' ship (we only discovered this fact after the visit), restaurants, boat trips…. A must in Genoa

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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152 reviews 152 reviews
65 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Sometimes it's great not to get lost in Genova streets. The old harbor supplies in the need. Nice to walk in the evening, boulevard style, with a bit of an old touch, the harbor. A very nice place for a stroll for anyone.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I'm an amateur photography and this place is great for shoots. Plus the scenery is great at mentioned times. There are also various types of restaurants and bars around which you could stop by for a meal/drink.

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Bucharest, Romania
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

When taking a stroll along the sea in the old harbor of Genoa, order a coffee at one of the beautiful restaurants on the shore of the sea, and go towards the Aquarium. There, Neptune is waiting for you on his old ship, resembling the 14th century Galleon ships, a true piece of art and history.

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Limassol, Cyprus
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It was really beautiful and relaxing to hang out there. there are also restaurants near the yachts. it was quiet and peaceful around that area - perhaps cos we were there in November. Nonetheless - good hang out area. Pergasus VII was docking there as well.

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Malmo, Sweden
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68 reviews 68 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

When you think that this area has been closed to the general public for dozens of years, you almost wouldn't believe it. Since it was restored and opened to the public, the Old Harbour has become the city's heart again. Lots of pubs, tourist attractions (the ship from Roman Polanski's Pirates, the Bigo elevator, the promenade, the Aquarium, the Genoa... More 

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New York, New York, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This venue was fabulous. Concert was fabulous. Weather was fabulous. Whole experience ruined with immigrants all over the town itself, forcing themselves and their bargains on you for that reason would not visit again, very intimidating.

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44 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This part of Genoa is a real let down.Like the Centro Storico its dirty and seady.You are hassled by various people and I felt quite uncomfortable.The old town is even worse.Such a shame.Not fun avoiding all the dog crap and insistant sex workers. Again not their fault but not a great experience.

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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Wonderful walk through time, mix of old & new...walking passages where Colombus lived...amazing ships, yachts, historical buildings. Visit, in my opinion, the most interesting Aquarium- I love Genoa!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This place is really cool place to visit in the evenings. I like to go for a walk to that place. It has everything from restaurant, pubs, small tent shops, sea side view, special place to sit top of the sea water to see Genoa city on hills. There you will see parked yachts. Weekend evenings have lot of crowd... More 

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