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Corso Italia

Corso Italia, Genova GE, Italy

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About Corso Italia

Corso Italia - one of the main arteries of Genoa, representing the street and popular promenade.  Built in the first decades of the twentieth century, this place has quickly become one of the most important for walking and recreation in the city, among the Genoese, and guests of the city.  The promenade was built after the First World War, as a result of the ambitious development plan of the whole neighborhood of Albaro, approved in 1914.

Attractions near Corso Italia

The Villa Croce Museum of Contemporary Art is one of the structures of the Genoa museum complex. It is located inside the Villa Croce, an eighteenth-century neoclassical building donated to the Municipality of Genoa by the Croce family in 1951 with the obligation to make it a museum.  Inaugurated in 1985, it exhibits a permanent collection of Italian and international works of art, the result of the research work of Maria Cernuschi Ghiringhelli, wife of the Milanese painter and gallery owner Gin

Via XX Settembre2.26km from Corso Italia

Via XX Settembre is one of the main thoroughfares in the center of Genoa within the Genoese district of San Vincenzo, just under a kilometer in length.  It develops in an east-west direction and, together with Corso Italia - the promenade that runs along the seafront - is one of the favorite places for strolls of the Genoese.  It crosses the two central sestieri of Pretoria and San Vincenzo (from the Monumental Bridge to the outlet in Via Cadorna at Piazza Della Vittoria.

Christopher Columbus' House2.55km from Corso Italia

The house of Christopher Columbus in Genoa is the reconstruction of the building in which Christopher Columbus lived in his youth.  Today used as a historic museum of the Municipality, the house is located a short distance from the Porta Soprana, just outside the ancient medieval walls. Historical documents have made it possible to ascertain that the navigator lived there in the lapse of time included - indicatively - between 1455 and 1470.

Porta Soprana2.59km from Corso Italia

The Porta Soprana was one of the gateways to the city of Genoa. Among the main architectures, the medieval stone of Genoa is situated on the top of the Plan of Sant'Andrea, from which it takes its name.  It was already one of the access gates to the city at the time of the second Genoese city walls; however, the current building - following the extensive restorations carried out under the direction of Alfredo D'Andrade - reproduces the appearance that the door must have had at the time of its re

Piazza De Ferrari2.72km from Corso Italia

Piazza De Ferrari is the main square in Genoa. Located in the heart of the city - and particularly in the ancient district of Portoria - it is the commercial hub, financial and economic, as well as being the main point of reference on the occasion of the most important events of the city life. It has an irregular shape, due to subsequent urban interventions, which resulted in the unification of two contiguous areas, urbanistically differentiated, as also highlighted by the different architectura

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.

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The Liguria region is a destination recommended both for those who like relaxation and for dynamic people: with its jagged land, its hills, peaks and cliff-hanging villages, is the ideal spot for hiking or bicycling, diving or paragliding, as well as visiting villages rich in history.