Genoa was a 2004 European Culture Capital; money flowed into the port city made famous by Columbus and now it's a better place than ever to visit. In 2006 its Rolli Palaces were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Find out what to see and do in Genoa with our Genoa Travel Essentials.
Travel the fascinating Ligurian capital with our Genoa pictures, then take a look from up in the air with these photos of Genoa from the Bigo, a panoramic capsule that lifts you above the port.
There are plenty of places to see right outside of Genoa, including the famous Cinque Terre and other Italian Riviera villages along the coast. Check our Liguria and Italian Riviera Interactive Map for locations.
|Genoa Picture: Fountain in de Ferrari Square||Genoa Picture: A street scene in Genoa's old town.||Genoa Picture: The old borsa, now the Banca Carige in Piazza de Ferrari||Genoa Picture: Duomo di San Lorenzo|
|Genoa Picture: Sculpted Details on the Church of San Lorenzo.||Genoa Picture: Duomo di San Lorenzo||Genoa Picture: Genoa is a vibrant and thriving port city||Picture of Genoa's port area and the amphitheater of hills behind Genoa|
|View of the port area, and statue of Genoese ship owner Raffaele Rubattino||Genoa Picture: The Refurbished Port of Genoa||A city gate in Genoa, 2004||Genoa Picture: Chiesa della SS. Annunziata del Vastato|