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This is a must seen attraction, you can either get there by an elevator or take a walk from Via Garibaldi. I will recomend the walk since it has more of a city feeling, but it is a very steep 10 minutes. Once you are...More
We decided to walk up to the top.
We got a little lost on the way as Genoa can get confusing due to lifts etc
We were stopped by some locals who pointed us in the direction of the steps. Bit of a drag up...More
Only a short walk from the waterfront and well worth the effort. We’ve travelled to many places built on hillsides but haven’t seen anything quite like this historic elevator...perhaps slightly quirky/similar to the escalator in Barcelona. Genoa is called “the vertical city” and it’s easy...More
We took the two-stage underground funicular to within a few steps of this rich man's vanity project, filled with mock medieval posturings but dating back little more than 100 years, and that was an experience in itself.
The air was fresh and the views were...More
Though it takes a little while walking up many steps to reach, this place offers
great views over Genoa, particularly towards the old city and port area. You can take a different path down which is a bonus. Thete is an enclosed viewing area at...More
We used the cheap (0.90€) lift to ride uphill to this viewing terrace and then walked around the area which has bars and cafes. Walked back down to the city using the cobbled, steep streets, which was more interesting than using the lift.