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Old Port (Porto Antico)

Calata Molo Vecchio 15 | Magazzini Del Cotone, Modulo 5, 16128 Genoa, Italy
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Ranked #30 of 141 Attractions in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Cultural
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Cultural
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

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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59 reviews 59 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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243 reviews 243 reviews
43 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
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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21 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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33 helpful votes 33 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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Sofia, Bulgaria
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

On one side, there is an old church and an early 20th century device for loading ships. On the other side, there is the aquarium and the biosphere along with the Grande Bigo that offers a panoramic view of the city.

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Perth, Australia
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33 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

I found this place to be a nice spot to eat and drink in the early evening. I've been here for two weeks so far (alone) and have never felt intimidated or unsafe, however I have also never stayed down here after dark. Definitely worth a visit and a walk around as there's always lots to see.

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