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Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta

The basilica of Santa Maria Assunta, imposing on the steep hill of Carignano, is one of the greatest examples of Renaissance architecture of Genoa. The beautiful church was planned in 1522 and the works for its realization went on approximately two centuries. Today it has five domes and two bell towers flank the wide facade, crowned with an tympanum. Inside it accommodates various sculptures by Pierre Puget and various paintings of Giulio Cesare Procaccini, Guercino and Carlo Maratta. Noteworthy is the huge organ - of which it remains only the monumental facade - work realized between 1656 and the 1660 by the Dutch Jesuit Herman Willem. According to a legend, Domenico Sauli, a descendant of the family that was the client of the church, in order to improve the sound of the bells, in the 1737 fuse them with the metal of many bags full of silver coins.

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Best Western Porto Antico * * * Genova Best Western Porto Antico * * * Genova
The Best Western Porto Antico takes its name from the enchanting area where it is set, Genoa’s touristic harbour right by the world-famous Aquarium, one of the biggest in Europe. Staying at the Porto Antico you will enjoy the heart of Renaissance Genoa and a host of relaxing services that will m ...

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Golden Tulip Hotel Moderno Verdi * * * * Genova Golden Tulip Hotel Moderno Verdi * * * * Genova
This traditional 4-star hotel is a fine example of Italian Liberty Architecture and has a quiet location in the city's commercial centre. With well-appointed comfortable accommodation, the Golden Tulip Hotel Moderno Verdi is situated close to Brignole Railway Station, the Air terminal, the Inter ...

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Albergo Acquaverde * * Genova Albergo Acquaverde * * Genova
Situated on Via Balbi, the hotel occupies the top 3 storeys of a late 17th-century aristocratic building, which later became the home of wealthy families belonging to Genoa's merchant class. Because of its central position, the hotel offers the ideal position to explore and enjoy Genoa, its hist ...

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