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Lanterna di Genova

| Rampa della Lanterna, 16126, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 407 6583
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Built in its present shape in 1543, but originally in 1128, the Lanterna is 77 meters high and rises on a rock of 40 meters in height. Therefore it rises 117 meters above sea level. Its beam of light is projected for more than 50 kilometers.
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30 May 2017
“Lanterna di Genova”
1 Apr 2017
“Finally I was inside”
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| Rampa della Lanterna, 16126, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Andreia showed us with passion and kindness this beautiful historical building and the exebition inside. The view over the city is overwhelming and absolutely worth it! We recommend to climb up!

1  Thank Verena M
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

It was my third attempt to get in, and finally I succeeded! Yeah! The view from the height of about 70 meters is awesome! You can see all the city with its ancient port, upper districts, sea port. Impressing history of La Lanterna is pushing...More

2  Thank Evgeny_Maltsev
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

I don't think you have togo there and really visit the place...You can just see it from the old port

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Reviewed 21 June 2016

It looks great from a distance, a massive column towering over the port, the huge red cross on its side proudly saying I have been here for hundreds of years. But don't try to get up close on a Monday because, after tramping through a...More

4  Thank rebecca r
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

During a water ferry tour around the harbor we passed by this iconic lighthouse Appeared nice but nothing special

1  Thank jeff b
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

The undisputed symbol of the city, the famous lantern of Genoa, the lighthouse that is one of the most important landmark of the city, with above it designed the ''red cross'' which is the symbol of the city. Personally, apart from being the symbol I...More

1  Thank Magellano81
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

I was so much impressed with this place after reading the article on Wikipedia,that I desired to visit this place. Incredible. Just imagine, it was built in 1128 and was last rebuilt in 1543. Isn't it impressive?

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Reviewed 5 August 2015

Impressive in size, not so much in architecture. Located in industrial area, so plan an additional hour for logistics alone and be prepared for some not-really-outstanding views. Interiors closed for visiting for most of the time, so check first and plan accordingly. Taking it all...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2014

It was very nice to visit the lighthouse and its museum. Too bad it is not possible to climb the upper half of it. Still, great building with a nice view!

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Reviewed 8 January 2013

The Lighthouse of Genoa is an impressive structure given its size and when it was built. It bears that flag of St. George, which the English later adopted as their own (the story goes that the Genovese used to protect English ships coming into the...More

3  Thank greengalil
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