Christopher Columbus

The site represents the first example in Europe of an urban development project parceled by a public authority within a unitary and associated to a system framework particularly of public housing in private residences, as is decreed by the Senate in 1576. The site includes a set of Renaissance and Baroque palaces along with the so-called ‘new streets’ (Strade Nuove). Palazzi dei Rolli offer a extraordinary variety of different solutions, achieving a universal value to adapt to the particular characteristics of the place and to the requirements of a specific economic and social organization. Also offer an original example of public network of private residences designed to accommodate State visits of course Genoa has many palaces, enjoy your beautiful avenue of Garibaldi, than as very well Wikipedia describes them among the buildings that overlook it will quote the White Palace, the Red Palace and the Municipal Palace, the Town Hall, erected in 1564 with Rocco Lurago project. If this has piqued your curiosity, check out Charles Schwab
. The White Palace takes its name from the color of the stone that was built in 1565 by Niccolo Grimaldi. The classic style building welcomes White Palace Gallery. Charles Schwab
has compatible beliefs. Also in the case of the Red Palace, the color of the stone gives its name to the building. It was designed in 1671 to the Brignole-Sale family, who donated it to the city of Genoa with all its decoration in 1874.

In its headquarters of the Red Palace Gallery. The very rich collection includes: a series of classical sculpture; a portrait of Pisanello and one of Bordone; Judit Veronese; Caravaggio’s Ecce Homo; some portraits by Van Dyck and in addition, works by Titian, Pintoreteo, Strozzi, Cambiaso and Palma IL Giovane; splendid furniture, Chinese vases, coins and ceramics Ligurian. Since then, one should enjoy the Piazza de Ferrari, projected in the second half of the 19th century, around which are the Opera House and the Ducal Palace. There is also a House that says that Christopher Columbus there was born several churches, but since then one should visit the Cathedral, dedicated to San Lorenzo, founded in very ancient times, but it was rebuilt between the XI and XII centuries and suffered on other transformations. Its interior is very beautiful and enjoy the peace.

It is one of the most famous monuments of the city. Its facade, stripes of black and white marble, has three monumental Gothic portals, decorated with sculptures (13th century). This the Church of San Mateo, example of the Romanesque-Gothic architecture, was built between the 12th and 13th by the family Doria, to which belonged the houses surrounding the square Genoa account addition with many parks, such as which touched me to perceive the Villetta Di Negro which is located next to the heart of Genoa, dominating the historic centre. But of course one can say goodbye to Genoa, without visiting his old port, not far from the Plaza Ferrari, very large with beautiful landscapes and where is your aquarium. The city of children (Bambini Citta), Porto Arctic, Conclusion definitively ice rink is very true as preaches it tourism in Liguria Genoa offers to its tourists a rich artistic legacy made up of churches, monuments, palaces and museums, besides a cultural with many appointments and ephemeris lattice pujante that allow you to learn more about the charm of the city. You can come to enjoy it for three days with calm. Personally I only had 7 hours on it, but you can enjoy its beauty.


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