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Piazza Banchi, Genoa

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  • July 28, 2017
    In a short time, and it's somewhere 16th century Genoa quickly turned from the city of seafarers in city baryg hucksters, moneylenders and bankers. So this was their epicenter. Even the Church of "St. Peter banks" is based on the principle of self-sufficiency at the bottom (the stylobate) are located shops, and on top of the Church itself. We have seen that there are marketplaces for now!))) Opposite the Church of St. Peter on the left or right (see), is building the financial bulwark of the time grey Loggia (Gallery) traders, with large arched Windows and bas-reliefs on the portico, built in the 16th century. Here in the 19th century was the first commodity exchange in Italy.
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  • July 2, 2017
    We've been there while we took a ride through the streets of the old town. What stands out immediately is the Church on the left. Very nice
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  • April 5, 2017
    Small square in the alleyways of the West, but very near to the old port (basically behind Palazzo s. Giorgio). It is dominated by the 16th-century loggia dei mercanti, from which there is a beautiful view of the square, and which leads to elevated St Peter's Church in banks, which is worth a short visit. Given that the square is certainly not great, 2 gazebos of the florist and the newsstand and the permanent stall that sells books oppress a little environment. Anyway it is always nice to be in a little square that opens suddenly into the maze of narrow alleys of the old town, pedestrian,
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  • It is "my" point of arrival and stops in the walks. Newsstands for book sales, Etc. Florist. Commercial activities in the square. Great hardware by Morchio (even if you queue to enter) prices and quality.
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  • Public facility with a glorious past. Today intended to temporary exhibitions and events Offers culturally relevant content in a unique setting.
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  • Small but lovely piazza prototype of Italy through the eyes of a stranger with your florist, newsstand and the little shops.
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  • beautiful location misused and surrounded by degradation
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  • Is my city and the old town is the heart
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