Genoa (Genoa, Genova) is a city and the capital of the Liguria region in Italy, as well as a major seaport of the country.
Genoa is located between the Ligurian Sea and the Apennine Mountains.
Genoa is rich in sights, including churches, historical buildings, former palaces and castles, some of which are museums.
Genoa is home to the Old Port and the Old Town.
The historical center of Genoa (the old town of Genoa) is one of the largest and most densely populated historical centers in Europe.
Part of the center is listed as a World Heritage Site.
Genoa has an international airport that regularly receives and sends domestic and international flights.
You can also fly to any nearby major city, and from there get to Genoa.
Villa Durazzo-Pallavicini is a historical ensemble of Genoa, consisting of a villa and a park.
The villa houses an archaeological museum, and the adjacent park contains monuments, reservoirs and a botanical garden.
Victory Square (Piazza Vittoria) is one of the central and largest squares of Genoa.
The Victory Arch adorns the center of the square, and there is a panoramic staircase nearby.
Castle d'Albertis is a historical residence that originally belonged to the sea captain Enrico Alberto d'Albertis.
Currently, the castle walls house the Museum of world cultures, opened in 2004.
Square Nunziata is one of the Central squares of Genoa, located on the edge of historic city center.
A remarkable area that is the link between the three most well known streets of Genoa: Garibaldi, Cairoli and Balbi, is remarkable palaces of the Renaissance.
Balbi is one of the main streets in the centre of Genoa, named after the family of the Balbi.
The street was built between 1601 and 1620, in the days when the city was expanding to the North, and the local aristocracy left the medieval streets of Genoa, building on the newly formed streets, palaces and villas
Via Garibaldi is one of the main and most visited street in the historic centre of Genoa, famous for its luxury palaces of the Renaissance.
Since 2006, Rue Garibaldi, Cairoli and included in the world heritage list of UNESCO.
The San Giovanni di Pre complex, known as the San Giovanni di Pre command, is one of Genoa’s historic gems and is a medieval complex of two churches stacked on top of one another and an ancient hospital.
Villa Principe or Villa Andrea Doria is the largest and most luxurious noble residence of the center of Genoa, built as a private suburban mansion of the Doria Pamphili family.
Near the villa there is a beautiful garden with flowerbeds, walkways, sculptures and a fountain in the center.
Coast of Genoa, stretching along the Ligurian Sea for 30 kilometers, is characterized by the presence of a large port, as well as a variety of beaches, which, although not the best in Liguria, still provide a full range of services for a comfortable beach holiday.
Pra is a small residential area that is part of Greater Genoa and is located in the western part of the coast of the city, between the Pella region (on the east side of the coast) and Voltri region (on the west side of the coast).
Sant Ilario is a small area that is part of Greater Genoa and is located at the eastern tip of the city.
At the western end of the coast of the district is the former village of Kapolungo with the same small public pebble beach.