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Spianata Castelletto

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Address: Belvedere Luigi Montaldo, Genoa, Italy
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BEST PLACE TO OBSERVE GENOVA AND ITS HISTORICAL CENTRE

Best place to realize the layout of the city and its historical centre ; wide view of almost all the city ; a kind of balcony on the sky, perfect for good pictures ; also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Michele P
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Doha, Qatar
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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Best place to realize the layout of the city and its historical centre ; wide view of almost all the city ; a kind of balcony on the sky, perfect for good pictures ; also connected with an historical lift to the lower part ; a very pleasant area with a few very well known bars and cafes

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved walking around Genoa, and enjoyed walking to the castle. The view wasn't what we expected, but maybe we didn't get to the right lookout point. I also wonder if we missed some info about getting into the castle. But we did like the walk down (we took the elevator up).

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most romantic and incredible spot in Genova. From the beautiful square you can admire the whole city. Panoramic and extraordinary. Highly recommended .

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't find the park that one other reviewer mentioned on Trip Advisor. We think he got his Funicular railways mixed up. There is another one called Zecca, which we didn't go up which apparently leads to a park above the city. Try the weird horizontal then vertical funicular next to Hotel Continental in Via Balbi- takes you up to Castillo... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the lift from PIazza Portello and when you get up top go for an ice cream at one of the two parlours very close by and then walk back and sit on a bench and gaze out across the city to see.

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San Diego, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether you arrive by funicular or elevator, this is a great place to take a break from visiting sights and museums down below. The park at the top is large enough for everyone to enjoy without intruding on each other, and the views are excellent. Several bars, restos, and gelaterias are up there, as well as a bus terminal that... More 

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Fafe, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to have a city overview! With good weather, it's a great place to visit and have a nice idea about the dimension of the city and their main attractions.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Come here in the end of the afternoon for some nice warm lighting over the city. If you take the elevator you will end up right on the balcony. If you take up the funicular St.Anna you will end up next to an amazing gelateria.

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Genoa, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

If you're wandering between Genova's vicoli, you can't miss this landmark, which has a very wide view on the whole city with an explanatory map. It's fairly easy to reach with a couple of steep stairways, don't give up! ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

A nice place with trees and benches to enjoy the wonderful view of the whole city. You can walk or take on of the elevators. It was a big suprise for me to travel with them, I had never used elevators as part of a public transport system. One of it goes first horizontally inside the mountain, than vertically up... More 

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