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Old Port (Porto Antico)

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Address: Calata Molo Vecchio 15 | Magazzini Del Cotone, Modulo 5 Primo Piano, 16128, Genoa, Italy
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+39 010 248 5711
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great for a walk

Nice place for a walk and just looking at the boats and breathing the air. I love the lighthouse in the distance.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Hanoi, Vietnam
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice place for a walk and just looking at the boats and breathing the air. I love the lighthouse in the distance.

Thank DanmarkPower
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Genoa for 2 days and we just walk around the city. This port is one of the best port we have visited. The Aquarium is next to it (we did not go) it took about 15 minutes to walk around the port and there are place to sit and chill with the water view of other side.... More 

Thank Pg N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do on your stay in Genova! I recommend the Pier along the aquarium, rather than the one along the "mollo vecchio", or at least not on a cold day when the sun is off. Cool to see the big ships passing by.

Thank Je I
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very nice place to have a walk seeing the old and new boats moving, a lot of good restaurants and cafes, there were a lot of activities for kids and the most interesting thing was the elevator which lets you see the whole city from the abvoe

Thank Ahmad E
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice location to grab a coffee near the water front and within walking distance from the Cruise Ship Port. There are a number of market stalls selling tourist gifts, coffee shops and numerous tour operators running from this location. The area appears to be undergoing updating which will add to its overall appeal when completed.

Thank aussiedarren
Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really loved our walk around the old port area and learnt much about Genoa's history as a maritime power.

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Saltillo, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Porto antico is amazing we were lucky to see it at night when we arrived and by day both views unforgettable!!! Definitely would recommend to go visit and pay for the lift which is about 7€ totally worth it, the ride is only a few minutes but you won't regret it!

Thank Susana A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Impressed with the superyachts. Lot of them from Capetown (SA). Not sure where this relationship with Genova is coming from. Anyway that is about it.

Thank Tom L
Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Old Port is a central point as from there you can get to all the acquarium stuff, città dei bambini, Eataly, Galeone and so on and so forth. Also a nice place to have kids spend some energy, as you will find parks with swings and other games for kids, but also as I was there in October, some... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is a good place to walk around and to perhaps get a ferry or visit the aquarium or the pirate ship, good eateries or somewhere to sit with a glass of prosecco and watch the world go by. For walking, running or sitting, plenty to see and do.

Thank roaming13

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