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Spianata Castelletto, Genoa

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Observation Deck Tourist Spot
Ride the elevator to the top of the tower at Spianata Castelletto. You also can climb the 80 m (262 ft) on foot. Admire the old city port and the area's many gardens, as well as the antique architecture of the elevator facility. Originally part of a fortress, this site is in one of Italy's most pleasant residential areas. Add Spianata Castelletto and other attractions to your Genoa trip itinerary using our Genoa trip builder.
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  • Well worth a visit, this higher area of town is easily reached by the lift. It is an attractive part of Genoa with attractive buildings, good views of the town and port, shady trees and local wild par...  more »
  • We walked up here from the Red Palace and although not a light journey, it was worth every step. Best view. You can take an elevator but it's so much less appreciated that way.  more »
  • Go up in the Ascensore to this quaint, picturesque village on a hillside and see Genoa from a different angle. There are cafes at the top and it's a lovely walk round. The lift itself is very pictures...  more »