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The park around the castello is very nice and you don't have to pay to visit the park. There are banks to sit and enjoy the view on Genoa and the sea. It is quiet there so it's a good break from the noicy city....More
The original owner of this Castle had a spirit of adventure wherever he went; collecting artefacts from around the world. You can understand as you stroll through the museum how what he collected amazed the untravelled locals of his day.
We paid €6 each and...More
The view of the castle from the outside was great, good for taking photos. Inside it has a lot of stuff, mainly collections of Captain Albertis from his travels. Not bad for an entrance fee of 4.5 Euros. It can be easily reached by bus.
Arrived via the unusual ascensore (funicular) to find this treasure perched atop the hill. Sadly it was a rainy day so our view was hindered. However, the gardens are worth seeing. We didn't get time to visit the Museum. There is a cafe there and...More
This castle has great views of But don't forget the museum. It is a treat in itself. You can think of this museum as the story of a man and his travels because that's what it is. Try to put yourself in his place as...More
We visited early morning as the sea mist was clearing, so had a good view over the western side of Genoa mostly the part area. The castle itself is more of a grand house, with each room designed to reflect the extensive travels by the...More