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A 360 degrees vision on all Genoa, its port and airport.

Actual Lanterna has been built in 1543 after the previous one had been destroyed in 1514. It is... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Rome, Italy
via mobile
For weekends only

Although i am in love with lighthouses, it s not open daily. Only weekends. From porto antico, by... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Alexandra D
Bucharest, Romania
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14 Aug 2018
“A 360 degrees vision on all Genoa, its port and airport.”
9 May 2018
“For weekends only”
Built in its present shape in 1543, but originally in 1128, the Lanterna is 77 meters high and rises on a rock of 40 meters in height. Therefore it rises 117 meters above sea level. Its beam of light is projected for more than 50 kilometers.
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| Rampa della Lanterna, 16126, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Actual Lanterna has been built in 1543 after the previous one had been destroyed in 1514. It is built on a rock 40 meter high. The entire tower is 77 meter high. So the top of the beacon is 117 meters above see level. The...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Although i am in love with lighthouses, it s not open daily. Only weekends. From porto antico, by feet, 30min. Around 6 euro ticket

Thank Alexandra D
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Andreia showed us with passion and kindness this beautiful historical building and the exebition inside. The view over the city is overwhelming and absolutely worth it! We recommend to climb up!

1  Thank VerenaM252
Reviewed 1 April 2017

It was my third attempt to get in, and finally I succeeded! Yeah! The view from the height of about 70 meters is awesome! You can see all the city with its ancient port, upper districts, sea port. Impressing history of La Lanterna is pushing...More

2  Thank Evgeny_Maltsev
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I don't think you have togo there and really visit the place...You can just see it from the old port

Thank Orlando D
Reviewed 20 June 2016

It looks great from a distance, a massive column towering over the port, the huge red cross on its side proudly saying I have been here for hundreds of years. But don't try to get up close on a Monday because, after tramping through a...More

4  Thank rebecca r
Reviewed 31 March 2016

During a water ferry tour around the harbor we passed by this iconic lighthouse Appeared nice but nothing special

1  Thank jeff b
Reviewed 21 October 2015

The undisputed symbol of the city, the famous lantern of Genoa, the lighthouse that is one of the most important landmark of the city, with above it designed the ''red cross'' which is the symbol of the city. Personally, apart from being the symbol I...More

1  Thank Magellano81
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I was so much impressed with this place after reading the article on Wikipedia,that I desired to visit this place. Incredible. Just imagine, it was built in 1128 and was last rebuilt in 1543. Isn't it impressive?

Thank Evgeny_Maltsev
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Impressive in size, not so much in architecture. Located in industrial area, so plan an additional hour for logistics alone and be prepared for some not-really-outstanding views. Interiors closed for visiting for most of the time, so check first and plan accordingly. Taking it all...More

Thank sir_meeshoo
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Response from giorgiocannella | Reviewed this property |
“The fortification, the lighthouse, the promenade and the park are open every Saturdays, Sundays and non-working days from 2.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Last entry at 6 p.m. Closed on Xmas Day and the 1st of January. In case of... More
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