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Palazzo di San Giorgio

Via della Mercanzia 2, 16124, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 241 2625
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Stunning Architectural Marvel of a Palace

This Palace is a beautiful architectural marvel indeed. As you enter the pier and Aquarium area of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SanjayBijlani
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Beautiful building

This building dominates a huge area. It was pouring with rain so unfortunately only got to see as... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
eliza836
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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“the dragon” (6 reviews)
“st george” (4 reviews)
“marco polo” (4 reviews)
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Via della Mercanzia 2, 16124, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Palace is a beautiful architectural marvel indeed. As you enter the pier and Aquarium area of Genoa, this structure will command your attention. It was in fact the starting point of our walking tour of Genoa. Our guide mentioned that the building was built...More

1  Thank SanjayBijlani
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This building dominates a huge area. It was pouring with rain so unfortunately only got to see as we drove by

Thank eliza836
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is a neat square are with a wonderfully painted ancient palace in it. The palace was built in 1297 and actually jutted out into the sea. It was soon turned into a government building, however, administering the post! Marco Polo was reputedly put in...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This palace is a masterpiece. It is located near Genoa port and Aquarium. The palace was used for a time as a prison, Marco Polo was its most famous resident.

1  Thank Natalija T
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

Palazzo di San Giorgio is very nice and the building is very decorative. We were there while Marathon of Genoa took place. The starting point was there and it was crowded with runners and people.

Thank Yossi N
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

The Genoese played a massive part in the history of Istanbul where they built the famous Galata Tower. To celebrate getting one over on the Venetians, they built identical Palazzi in both Istanbul and Genoa. The Istanbul one has mainly disappeared, but the Palazzo San...More

2  Thank Perrygrinate
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

The Palazzo San Giorgio, also known as Palazzo delle Compere di San Giorgio? one of the most historic buildings? important and popular of Genoa. Typical example of medieval civil architecture? Loading situated in the medieval center of the arc of the ancient port city recovered...More

1  Thank Rijards
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

This is beautiful building but unfortunately it has the awful concrete motorway bypass in front of it. You just have to try ignore it and admire St George slaying the dragon.

Thank HolidaySandra
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Reviewed 30 January 2016

The port authority headquarters - a beautifully decorated Renaissance facade, with St George battling with the dragon, prominently over the front entrance. It was built originally in 1260 and there are parts of the older architecture at the back of the palace. It stands almost...More

2  Thank Harvey81
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

is immediately in the front of the old port in Genova, is the place where the port authority is seated. in the front you can see the symbol of Genoa, Saint George that kill the dragon, but you have to know the in the back...More

2  Thank milko z
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