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Albertis Castle, Turkish Lounge

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Enrico Alberto D'Albertis designed the castle in the styles of architectural collage and Gothic revival. Erected between 1886 and 1892 under the supervision of Neo-gothic revivalist, Alfredo D'Andrade, the castle is located on the site of a 16th century walled city. Alberto not only based his design on the city's foundation, he incorporated and preserved the foundations of the bastion and one of the turrets. It was the first villa-castle built in Genoa.

From top of the hill of Monte Galletto, one of the hills in the district of Castelletto, the castle dominates Genoa with a view of the Ligurian Sea.

Captain D'Albertis (1846-1932) originally enlisted in the Royal Italian Navy, then transferred to the Merchant Navy before he chose to dedicate his life to yachting. After founding the first Italian Yacht Club in 1879, he recreated Christopher Columbus' journey to San Salvador by sailing two cutters, the Violante and the Corsaro, using nautical instruments he had handcrafted, modeled on the ones used by Columbus. In addition, D'Albertis traveled around the world three times, circumnavigated Africa once, carried out archaeological digs with Arturo Issel.

Text: Wikipedia

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A: Piazza Acquaverde e stazione di Genova

Af Andrea Biffi, 260 meter væk

Piazza Acquaverde e stazione di Genova

B: Railway Station - Genova - Italy

Af Andrea Biffi, 330 meter væk

Railway Station - Genova - Italy

C: Galea al Galata - Museo del Mare

Af Andrea Biffi, 490 meter væk

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Galea al Galata - Museo del Mare

D: Galata Museo del Mare

Af Andrea Biffi, 510 meter væk

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Galata Museo del Mare

E: Calata Simone Vignoso, Darsena

Af Thomas Krueger, 510 meter væk

Calata Simone Vignoso, Darsena

F: il sottomarino Nazario Sauro nel porto di Genova

Af Andrea Biffi, 520 meter væk

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il sottomarino Nazario Sauro nel porto di Genova

G: Basilica of Santissima Annunziata del Vastato

Af Hans von Weissenfluh, 550 meter væk

Maybe the most beautiful church in Genoa, Italy, it was originally built in 1520 by the Franciscan mo...

Basilica of Santissima Annunziata del Vastato

H: zona "Propulsione" del Nazario Sauro

Af Andrea Biffi, 560 meter væk

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zona "Propulsione" del Nazario Sauro

I: camera di manovra del Nazario Sauro

Af Andrea Biffi, 560 meter væk

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camera di manovra del Nazario Sauro

J: i motori termici del Nazario Sauro

Af Andrea Biffi, 560 meter væk

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i motori termici del Nazario Sauro

Dette panorama blev taget i Genoa

Dette er et overblik over Genoa

Genoa

A city of art, the capital of Liguria in northern Italy and metropolis looking onto the sea, Genoa has grown up around the city's port - a natural cove that has always been the site of thriving traffic and commerce. Its ancient heart, Europe's biggest historic medieval center, is crisscrossed by a tight weave of alleys that capture the multicultural soul that has always characterized the city's history. Here, among workshops, eateries, and beautiful shops, glimmers a glimpse of the noble past of Genoa, "La Superba", consisting of sixteenth-century villas, Baroque votive aedicules, and prestigious churches giving onto small squares nestled between the buildings.

Modernity is a few steps away, in places returned to the people and tourists by restoration and great urban renewal projects conducted over the last decade. Genoa offers a dizzying mix of the old and the new.

The Expo with the Aquarium, Via San Lorenzo, the Palazzo Ducale, and the splendid Via Garibaldi full of museums. The city's charm can also be found in the numerous delegations from Nervi to Voltri - autonomous cities until the 20's - where visitors can explore villas surrounded by nineteenth-century parks, picturesque sea strolls, and museums large and small.

Text: www.turismo.comune.genova.it

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