Porto Antico di Genova
Porto Antico di Genova, 16128, Italy
About Porto Antico di Genova
The old port is a part of the port of Genoa currently used as a residential area, a tourist, cultural, and service center divided into two areas given in concession by the state property to the Porto Antico di Genova SpA companies. and Marina Porto Antico SpA and an area managed directly by the Municipality of Genoa.
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The Bigo is an architectural structure present in the ancient port of Genoa. Designed by Renzo Piano for the Colombiadi in 1992, the name and design are inspired by the bigo , that is the crane used for loading and unloading in the naval environment. The Bigo has, in addition to an image function, also a structural function and a tourist one.
Palazzo San Giorgio, or Palazzo delle Compere di San Giorgio, is one of the most important and well-known historical buildings in Genoa. It currently houses the headquarters of the Port Authority of Genoa. The building, included in the Molo district, consists of two distinct parts: an older part, a typical example of medieval civil architecture, with the façade facing the Sottoripa portico, and a Renaissance one.
The Aquarium of Genoa is an aquarium located in Ponte Spinola, in the sixteenth-century ancient port of Genoa. At the time of its inauguration, it was the largest in Europe and the second in the world. Owned by Porto Antico di Genova SpA and managed by Costa Edutainment SpA, it was inaugurated in 1992 on the occasion of the Colombiadi , the Expo celebrating the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America.
The cathedral of San Lorenzo is the most important place of Catholic worship in the city of Genoa, the metropolitan cathedral of the homonymous archdiocese. It was consecrated to the saint on 10 October 1118 by Pope Gelasius II when only the altar and a surrounding area existed, reserved for prayer, but no elevated structure. During the twelfth century it was built, but still, in the third quarter of the century, it remained unfinished and without a proper facade.
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
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
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