Spianata di Castelletto
Spianata di Castelletto, 16124 Genova GE, Italy
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Castelletto is a residential district located on the heights overlooking the historic center of Genoa, between the districts Prè , Maddalena, Pretoria, and San Vincenzo to the south, Oregina to the west, and three districts of Val Bisagno to the east. The intensive population of the district took place progressively starting from the nineteenth century when with the urban revolution started on a project by Carlo Barabino the hill was identified as the ideal area for the bourgeois residential di
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The Palazzo Doria Tursi was built during the ‘Golden Century of Genoa’ (approx. between 1530 and 1630). It houses the boardrooms of the Mayor, as well as the enlargement of the Palazzo Bianco Gallery. Its monumental halls display famous items, such as the Guarneri del Gesù, the violin which belonged to Paganini, as well as a remarkable exhibition of decorative art pieces, and a collection of official coins, weights and measures from the old Republic of Genoa.
The Strada Nuova Museums are a single museum that includes some palaces of the Rolli of Genoa, all located in via Garibaldi: Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo Bianco, and Palazzo Tursi. The museum itinerary starts from Palazzo Rosso, with the picture gallery and furnishings, beyond the belvedere terrace on the roof, with a 360 ° view of Genoa. Then follows Palazzo Bianco, with a very rich cross-section of art in Genoa and Liguria from the 15th century onwards and significant works by Italian, Flemish, an
Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli is the name of a site included in the World Heritage Site located in the historic center of Genoa. They are a group of streets built by the Genoese aristocracy between the second half of the sixteenth century and the first half of the seventeenth century when the Republic of Genoa was at the height of its maritime and financial power.
Via Garibaldi, with its architectural wealth and imposing buildings, is one of the main streets of Genoa and one of the largest in the historic centre. Originally Strada Maggiore, then Strada Nuova but known until the nineteenth century as Via Aurea (the Golden Street). In 1882 it was renamed in honour of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Since July 2006 it is inscribed in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site Genoa: the Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli.
The Edoardo Chiossone Museum of Oriental Art in Genoa, located inside Villetta Di Negro, is one of the most important collections of oriental art in Europe and the most important in Italy. It preserves the entire collection of the painter and engraver Edoardo Chiossone, a native of Arenzano but who, after his youth spent in Florence, spent a good part of his life in Japan, directing the Imperial Paper and Values Workshop. of Tokyo.
The Palazzo Spinola di Pellicceria, also known as Palazzo Francesco Grimaldi, is a palace in Piazza di Pellicceria, Genoa, Italy. It currently houses an art gallery known as the National Gallery of Palazzo Spinola, and it is one of the 42 Palazzi dei Rolli listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. It is a gallery with many frescos and painting collections, and it shows how the rooms were furnished and decorated back in the 16th century
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