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Address: Ponte Spinola | Porto Vecchio, Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: 00390102345678
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Genoa City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Good view, but doesn't seem to rotate any more

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Frontera2
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Petersfield, UK
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Petersfield, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Beds
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars 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 

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Torino
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187 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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

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Rome, Italy
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354 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Athens, Greece
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Locally called Bingo, is a giant crane lifting people to a height of 40 meters, offering a panoramic and privileged view of this beautiful city. The Bigo is a turn of 360 ° allowing all the people who are inside can enjoy the view in the same way. A guide explains them the city's history, as well as the characteristics... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

The Bigo is a multi-armed crane in the Port of Genoa, where one arm takes you up in a cabin 60m from the ground. The view is 360 of the city of Genoa and the port area. In 2016 it cost €3.00. Children will love it and adults will appreciate the engineering involved.

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Just go on it! Don't pay attention to the cost (which is really not that much, 4 euro). You will get your money's worth when you get to the top of the panoramic elevator and see the beautiful city of Genoa. You will be able to get a better appreciation of the city and beautiful pictures from a different perspective.

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