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Address: Ponte Spinola | Porto Vecchio, Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: +39 010 234 5678
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Il Bigo is a capsule that is situated on the quayside of Genoa which is raised into the air to provide a view over the city. The trip lasts around 10-15 minutes. It doesn't rotate... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
London, UK
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London, UK
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Il Bigo is a capsule that is situated on the quayside of Genoa which is raised into the air to provide a view over the city. The trip lasts around 10-15 minutes. It doesn't rotate but that doesn't matter as you can walk around and see the view in all directions. It is not air conditioned so it gets very... More 

Thank RIchard035
Bridgewater, United States
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

In an area of shops, a nice square and Eataly, what's not to like about a centerpiece like Il Bigo? Restaurants for all tastes and budgets, some set scenically on the marina, it's a great place to visit.

Thank Steven K
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

we decided to have a go on this - and were the only ones on it. Brilliant view of the whole area and a great feeling gradually being lifted up - wonderful design too !

Thank Pigling
Petersfield, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

This was our second visit to the Bigo in 4 years and I was disappointed to find that the panoramic lift no longer rotates once it gets to the top (unless I'm mistaken that it did the first time we went on it!) which means you have to walk round inside and try and find a spot amongst other people... More 

Thank Frontera2
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Good panoramic views over the harbour and town. There was no queue but once on the Bigo we had to wait quite a while until more people arrived. I think we were up in the air a good 5 minutes.

Thank MaryElizabethBeds
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

It's cheap at €3, when I visited there were no cues and it wasn't that busy so got a good around view of the old port area. If there's big cue's I personally would not recommend but that's my personal opinion. It is quite narrow inside so as long as everyone moves you shouldn't have any problems. It lasts about... More 

Thank Chris K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

The structure recalls the cranes of the merchant ships used to load and unload them. Paying a ticket you can be broucht at approximately 30 meters on the sea level and hav a fantastic overview on both the old harbour and the old town

Thank PF P
Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

panoramic view, but definitely not worth the wait. better things to do in Genova than this, keep walking downtown and do other stuff

Thank Bruno D
Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

Not bad to try this rotating panoramic lift in the middle of Porto Antico area however view is still amazing fron top floor of market & restaurants called EATALY just opposit and free of charge.

Thank zal180
Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

Just offers a nice view of the city for 5 minutes!!! It would be nicer if it could rotate around. There is also a description of the main places in english.

Thank Nik1980

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