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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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  • Near the House of Christopher Columbus are places these beautiful ruins of the cloister of St. Andrew which look like a fantastic vision after the Majesty of the two towers.
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  • Enter and turn into the maze of alleys is a unique experience: it's like breathing the soul of Genoa. I think that it is appropriate to be in groups and still avoid times and situations that can endanger.
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  • Represent the most characteristic part of the city in front of the old port, lanes, maze full of life, past and present, with corners by dreams of the superba and its people, with the music of De Andrè. Very good.
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