Palazzo San Giorgio, Loggia
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Palazzo San Giorgio, Loggia

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The Loggia of Palazzo San Giorgio, Home of the Bank of St. George (est. 1407), one of the most powerful and oldest chartered banks in Europe, this historical building incorporates a section of the original Medieval structure, built in 1260 by order of People’s Capitain Guglielmo Boccanegra and designed by the famous Cistercian monk, Friar Oliverio. This is an example of the architectural estate in Genoa. According to tradition, Marco Polo dictated the account of his journey to China known as "Il Milione" here, where he was imprisoned by the Genoeses during the naval Battle of Curzola against the Republic of Venice, in 1298. In 1570 the building was extended to the south, as a result of the growing fortune and functions of the Casa di San Giorgio. In 1903 it became the headquarters of the Port Authority. Other two 360° photos of this building are available.

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A: Palazzo San Giorgio, Sala del Capitano

por Hans von Weissenfluh, 10 metros de distancia

Home of the Bank of St. George (est. 1407), one of the most powerful and oldest chartered banks in Eu...

Palazzo San Giorgio, Sala del Capitano

B: Palazzo San Giorgio, Sala delle Compere

por Hans von Weissenfluh, 30 metros de distancia

The Sala delle Compere is part of Palazzo San Giorgio, Home of the Bank of St. George (est. 1407), on...

Palazzo San Giorgio, Sala delle Compere

C: Genoa - harbor in the evening

por Ruediger Kottmann, 150 metros de distancia

Genoa - harbor in the evening

D: Genova view from Bigo - north side

por Francesco Favalesi, 160 metros de distancia

Genova view from Bigo - north side

E: Il Bigo di Renzo Piano

por Andrea Biffi, 180 metros de distancia

Il Bigo di Genova, progettato da Renzo Piano ispirandosi alle gru del Porto di Genova è una struttura...

Il Bigo di Renzo Piano

F: Panoramic view from Bigo - Genova

por Francesco Favalesi, 190 metros de distancia

The panoramic elevator called Bigo, originally a crane mounted on cargo ships, has been transformed b...

Panoramic view from Bigo - Genova

G: Genova, San Lorenzo Cathedral

por Gianluca Garelli, 210 metros de distancia

cattedrale di san Lorenzo, Genova

Genova, San Lorenzo Cathedral

H: Locanda di Palazzo Cicala

por Thomas Krueger, 220 metros de distancia

Locanda di Palazzo Cicala has all the magic of a "hotel de charme". It is located in the very heart o...

Locanda di Palazzo Cicala

I: Genoa, Locanda di Palazzo Cicala

por Thomas Krueger, 220 metros de distancia

Locanda di Palazzo Cicala has all the magic of a "hotel de charme". It is located in the very heart o...

Genoa, Locanda di Palazzo Cicala

J: Galleon Neptune - Pirates of Roman Polanski

por Renzo Falconi, 240 metros de distancia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neptune_(galleon)The Neptune is a ship replica of a 17th-century Spanish...

Galleon Neptune - Pirates of Roman Polanski

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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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