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Old Port (Porto Antico)

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Address: Calata Molo Vecchio 15 | Magazzini Del Cotone, Modulo 5 Primo Piano, 16128 Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: 010 2485711
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One the most cleanest port!

Beautiful port and nice weather made my journey wonderful. There are people who walk with dogs and the view is amazing! The smell of the port isn't stink.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful port and nice weather made my journey wonderful. There are people who walk with dogs and the view is amazing! The smell of the port isn't stink.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

It is a very nice place to walk or sit. Go there with your friends, have a chat, and enjoy the breeze. Look at the boats and fly back in time and live with the merchants and traders. There is also an old ship that was used in a movie.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You could not visit Genoa with out taking in the old port. Helpful explanatory boards in English and Italian bring you up to date with its history. Look back at the old town and imagine the wealthy traders and bankers keeping a careful watch over the imports being unloaded. Sure the narrow streets can be a little intimidating but just... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The port of Genoa is a great little place for a walk. It won't take you long to walk through the back alleys a see a bit of history. There's a great big water fountain near the town centre where there are lots of shops for your pleasure. I would recommend getting an ice cream from one of the many... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

There is a submarine in the port and also an old boat, that was used in a movie. There are also many stores for souvenirs. The place is not so crowded as expected.

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Les Issambres, France
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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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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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Rome
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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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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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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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