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Old Port (Porto Antico), Genoa

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Soaked in history and rich in local color, Old Port (Porto Antico) houses museums, movie theaters, cafes, restaurants, and shops. Renowned architect Renzo Piano redeveloped this area in the 1990s, restoring the historic buildings, like the old cotton warehouse, and creating new landmarks that have become the city’s biggest tourist draws. Take a long walk along the seafront promenade and be sure to visit the harbor’s biggest attractions, which include a museum dedicated to the city’s special relationship to the sea and a modern aquarium. Genoa remains an important port on the Mediterranean, and this busy harbor is filled to the brim with yachts, ferries, cargo ships, and boats of all sizes. Stop by for a bit of sightseeing, shopping, and fine dining. To visit Old Port (Porto Antico) and get the most from your holiday in Genoa, create itinerary details personal to you using our Genoa itinerary maker.
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  • It's been a few years since the last time I was there with my family! I enjoyed very much as in these years has placed attention to improvements. What more can be appreciated: the scent of the sea and the sound of the boats that line the shore. Until next time!
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  • Quaint but dead at night. I don't know if because I went on a Sunday sera...ma was dead. I highly recommend it. Pity about the high amount of immigrants who hang around during the day and doing illegal activities at night!
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  • In the ancient harbor there are busy and things to see and visit. It is a divine place to walk it from tip to tip. There same can know the aquarium or the Museum of the Sea (the latter is highly recommended).
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  • Little be dirty but you still feel an ancient atmosphere
  • Several times been there. It is nice area to spend the evenings, walking around!
  • Scenic, nice markets and beautiful sunset.
  • Bars and restaurants in a nice atmosphere
  • Molto bello, vale una visita