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Discover 78 places to see in Genoa

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AQUARIUM OF GENOA

The Aquarium of Genoa? was built in 1992 and identified as a leading idea in the project of restructuring and enhancement of a town full of history and traditions, situated in the heart of the historic centre of Genoa: Porto Antico. with its 10000 square meters and its 63 tanks? the pi? large aquarium in Europe and covered? one of the cultural sites pi? Italy's. Aquarium? 1993-managed by society? that belong to the family and the Coast from the 2002 Costa Edutainment SPA, societ? committed to developing private entertainment educational. modern aquariums are geared to represe


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THE ARCHIVE DIRECTOR ALDO TRIONFO

The archive Director Aldo Trionfo retains a memory of pi? important directors of the twentieth century. Photos, reviews, scripts, correspondence from the Harlequin shows bags for the Teatro Stabile di Torino (whose Triumph was Artistic Director) at the Naionale Academy of dramatic art Silvio D'Amico which he directed until 1987.


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Genoa State Archive

Historic building of the 16th-18th centuries, whose original nucleus is a 16th century villa, with salt and frescoed halls, purchased by the Jesuits in ' 600 to make their novitiate.


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University Library of Genoa, Via Balbi 40 (ex Hotel Colombia)

The new headquarters of the library is a former Luxury Hotel: the Hotel Excelsior Colombia.
Opened in 1929, the hotel has hosted great figures and personalities in the world of literature and entertainment.
Today was reopened to the public after a careful restoration, which returns all of the citizens of the magnificent Palace and its style eclectic manner.


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Bigo

Modern metal monument designed by Renzo Piano that plays larger scale a huge cargo cranes like those mounted on ships. Its base is in the water. Its structure supports a large circular rotating panoramic lift which allows you to enjoy a 360° panorama over the area of the port, from a height of about 40 m.


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The biosphere

The glass-and-steel ball located in the sea next to the aquarium houses butterflies, iguanas, ferns, and various species of tropical plants that manage to live thanks to a special arrangement that tents placed on interior walls allow the ball penetrate a adequate level of caloresolare from the outside. It was designed by the famous architect Renzo Piano and opened in 2001 as a symbol of the world on the occasion of the G8 Summit held in Genoa. Today the visit inside the ball is an integral part of the offered path from the Genoa Aquarium.


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COLUMBUS HOUSE

The building preserved next to the cloister of Saint Andrew was built on the remains that m. Staglieno before and p. e. Taviani then devised home, as Genoese Navigator. the original residence of Colombo seems to be localized in Portoria, where his father Domenico had obtained from the convent of s. Stefano the position of guarding the door of Olivella, ancient access towards san Vincenzo. From the same 1455 monks rented the House at Colombo in vico Straight 37 at the time, composed of two floors: a workshop on the ground floor where Dominic, lost the job of guardian at the gate, le


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MAZZINI HOUSE

The Palace built in ' 400 by Adorno in "Lomellina road"? remarkable transformations in late eighteenth century: the building, sober and rigorous lines, pass? in those years Of the Negro. In 1794 the Marquis Gian Carlo, scholar and patron, villas? until 1808 an apartment of three rooms with between first floor and mezzanine to physician James Mazzini, father of Joseph, and his wife Maria Drago. The death of Mazzini workers associations promoted a subscription to purchase the House and istituirvi a first nucleus of the future Institute Mazzini; the property, donated to the commune, was over-ru


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