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Caruggi District, Genoa
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Wander the narrow streets of Genoa’s old quarter in Caruggi District. Pick your way over stone paths and peek around the corners of back streets to see what daily life is like in this neighborhood, slightly deteriorated from its former glory. Stop at neighborhood cafes and restaurants, sit around small plazas and fountains, and enjoy the shade cast by the old buildings in this atmospheric section of the city. Through this pedestrian-only area, pop into old churches and appreciate the UNESCO-protected palaces that line Via Garibaldi, Via Luccoli, and Via Salita S. Use our Genoa itinerary builder to add Caruggi District and other attractions to your Genoa vacation plans.
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  • Corners, colorful houses and extravagant architectures, these small lanes the real attraction of Genoa after the splendid palaces of the rolli, critical for the poor must be included, but I can assure you that the true essence of the carrugi goes far beyond the dirt. Unique! as the arcades in Bologna and the canals in Venice!
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  • What about really quite nice every time I go back to Genoa is a stage d obligo. well maintained braviii
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  • Undoubtedly the area offers some pleasant corner but both night and day you are walking with little funny feeling of danger. Dirt is indescribable. Sorry for those rare features traditional shops and eateries that resist decay not worthy of a European city. I fear that it is too late to intervene
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