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Old Port (Porto Antico)

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Address: Calata Molo Vecchio 15 | Magazzini Del Cotone, Modulo 5 Primo Piano, 16128, Genoa, Italy
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Good spot for people watching

This is a nice place to walk around in good weather. Many restaurants with outdoor seating and a lot of people passing, so also a good spot for people watching.

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jan L
Stavanger, Norway
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Stavanger, Norway
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134 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a nice place to walk around in good weather. Many restaurants with outdoor seating and a lot of people passing, so also a good spot for people watching.

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Montreal, Canada
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Port is nice and clean and has some really interesting boats moored so its a lovely walk from one end to the other, I would guess it's about 4 kilometres long, the public part that is. You can buy a gelato, sit on a bench and watch the crowd go by or be entertain by a busker or two.... More 

Thank Tripljak
Moscow, Russia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in the Best Western hotel in the Port several times the place is full of sites and it was interesting just to walk and see

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183 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is the old Expo (1192) area and the aquarium as well as the some other attractions are nearby. Just enjoy the view and all the tourists walking around

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

If it is not raining this is a nice walk to get to see the centre of the old town. Watch the people go by and read some of the graffiti on the walls

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

It's a good place to spend a sunny day. It gets really crowded on weekends when the weather is good. You'll see a mix of people jogging, skating etc.. there's also a playground for kids, that's a bonus for families. You'll also find restaurants and ice-cream shops around, don't miss the ice cream from "La Voglia Matta" it's the tastiest... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, should go if you are a fan of the sea. Even if you are not, still worth the trip.

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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Nice to have a wander round and see the boats. Lots of places to sit and enjoy the sunshine Accessible for everyone

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

A wander through the narrow winding streets of the old city is a delight and a wonderful way to step back in time to the days of Genoa's part in the great maritime age. Lovely shops and little cafes and restaurants.

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We had a nice walk around the old port where the movie set Gallion Is right around to the old wharf shopping centre an there is plenty to see and do here.

Thank Viviane B

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