Bosco Genovese in Genoa, Italy

Capital of the Ligurian Region, Genova (Genoa) has a long and glorious tradition of maritime might and political prowess. The birthplace of Christopher Columbus is nicknamed “La Superba” (The Proud One) for its rich culture and many beautiful landmarks. Pesto Genovese is an herbed pasta sauce known throughout the world. We spent a lovely afternoon exploring the city on foot, and the amazing view from the raised highway that traverses the city is not to be missed. Parking can be a hassle, but there’s a big lot at the old port.

The Genoa Cathedral dates to the 1100s
San Donato, a 12th century Romanesque style church
Bosco, Tim, Jeff and Miller enjoying lunch on the old port waterfront
Lots going on around the waterfront
Enjoying some eye-catching art
Cathedral buds
Palazzo Ducale, one of several palaces in town
Strolling past Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato
Bosco and Jeff in front of The Towers of Porta Soprana, built in 1155 to defend the city from Emperor Federico Barbarossa and later used as a prison
Bosco peeking into Columbus House, the house Christopher Columbus grew up in
Beautiful mosaic tiles in the covered portion of an ornate outdoor mall complex
Opulent mall complex ceiling
A couple fine looking mounts at Teatro Carlo Felice
Church of San Matteo
The beautiful duomo domes are nothing to turn your nose up at!

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Francine says:

    Wow, Genoa looks beautiful and interesting, and not too crowded!

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