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Preparing your trip to Genoa: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Porto Antico 1. Savvy travellers and tourists who make a trip in a big company are recommended to pay attention to family hotels. You can find them in every area of the city. As a rule, these hotels offer excellent facilities and neat accommodations at affordable prices.
2. Tourists traditionally enjoy visiting all kinds of pizzerias and bistros that often serve their customers almost around the clock. A large freshly baked pizza will cost only 8 euros in such dining facilities. In the morning many pizzerias and bistros make buffet-type breakfasts.
3. Tourists, who plan to use public transport a lot and attend various excursions, are recommended to purchase a special "welcome" card. It entitles you to a reduced fare in public transport as well as to a discount when buying tickets to theaters, museums and other cultural events. These cards can be purchased by tourists in hotels and tourist offices.
4. When going for a walk, make sure you do not take large amounts of money and other valuable items without any particular need. Many stores and restaurants accept payments by credit cards. Cameras and cell phones should be carried in a bag and not on a strap as there’s a risk to become a victim of pickpockets in public places.
5. Fans of shopping are recommended to visit Galleria Mazzini Street. This street is home to a huge amount of various shops and shopping malls. Large sales are held here several times a year. Copyright
6. Big supermarkets are the best place to buy products. You will be pleased with not only a large choice of goods, but also attractive prices. In general, grocery stores can be found almost at every step in Genoa.
7. The city is very convenient to travel by subway. This is the fastest way to get from the center of Genoa's to its historic district. Besides this there is only one subway line in the city and it has a relatively small number of stations, so getting lost during a ride is simply impossible.
Numerous entertainment facilities of Genoa will surely help to make your rest in this city even more exciting and unforgettable. You will find a beautiful aquarium just a few steps away from … Open
8. The local railway station is the starting point for numerous buses that bring tourists to interesting excursions around the city. Travellers, who expect to see all major sights of Genoa within one day, are recommended to go to the railway station of Porta Principe. Here you can easily choose a fitting excursion tour and comfortably travel around the city on a bus.
9. The main tourist office is located in Piazza de Ferrari, right in the heart of the city. This is the place where you can learn more about the upcoming cultural events and take a map of the city. The office works on weekdays only.
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What to visit being in Genoa - unique sights

Aquarium of Genoa

From the series “The Coolest and Largest Oceanariums in the World”
Visitors will have an opportunity to admire the most incredible deep sea inhabitants, which are now living in a huge aquarium, and watch the stingrays that lurk in a large outdoor tank. In total, there are 70 aquarium tanks. More than one hour is necessary to get acquainted with all sea creatures. There is also an exclusive ride, which is called Night Shark. Once a month, everyone can spend a night in the aquarium and watch the behavior of its inhabitants after dark. … Read further

Monastero di San Colombano

From the series “The Most Remote Monasteries and Temples in the World”
The path to the monastery isn’t easy; there is a staircase with very high and steep steps carved in the rock. This staircase is very dangerous, so climbing to the monastery always takes time. Despite the fact that the old monastery of San Colombano is currently open to the public and is very interesting, not everyone dares to rise there. If you didn’t succeed in overcoming a fear of heights, you can admire the shrine from afar. That would be a great experience too. … Read further

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