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The highest tower in Genoa.

The Embriaci Tower of the twelfth century is in ashlar stone with little arches and... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
giorgiocannella
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Rome, Italy
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worth the effort to find!

My family and I visited Genova in March 2016, and I worked pretty hard to figure out a walking... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2016
Frugal-Teacher
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west central Georgia
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Aug 13, 2018
“The highest tower in Genoa.”
Nov 7, 2016
“worth the effort to find!”
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Piazza Embriaci, 16123, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

The Embriaci Tower of the twelfth century is in ashlar stone with little arches and crenellation. It is the only survivor of the order of 1296 which imposed the reduction of the height of all the towers of Genoa to pay homage to Guglielmo Embriaco,...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2016

My family and I visited Genova in March 2016, and I worked pretty hard to figure out a walking route for us on our first afternoon there! I made sure to go past the Torre degli Embriaci because something like this is worth the effort!

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Reviewed June 6, 2016

You cannot visit inside the Tower but it is the oldest 'complete' Tower in Genoa I think. I read about it's history beforehand so realised its significance to the history of Genoa. It is also next to a tiny square with a tree and a...More

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