urbanscapes

Genoa (Part 2 - Caruggi and the Churches)

Genoa (Part 2 - Caruggi and the Churches)

The best way to discover the Historic District of Genoa is through their caruggi; a dense network of narrow streets, that leads into a small square with its church surrounded by other buildings. The streets and the exterior of palaces are simple, but the interiors are very rich with works of art, decorations and artifacts. They show the history of the city preserved in every detail. 

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Genoa, Italy

Genoa, Italy

In the following blogposts I will talk about a beautiful city, where I have spent the summer vacations- Genova in Italy. Before arriving there, I have planned to visit different places, the first in the list was Porto Antico, an area regenerated by the plan of genose architect Renzo Piano, who gave to the old port a new meaning. The whole area is very interesting, with his Aquario, Museums of Sea, shops and restaurants.  But what impressed me the most were the hidden gems of the city, the long and rich history reflected in its urban fabric and architecture.

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