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NamFahBluewaterworld
Surin, Thailand1,397 contributions
Jun 2023 • Couples
Worth visiting when you are here and looking around such a great port and have a nice restaurant to sit and relax while watching the sunset.
Written 25 November 2023
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Blmhouston
Tuscaloosa, AL822 contributions
Aug 2023 • Family
The old port area is interesting but right near the ancient parts of the city that are still quite unfavorable, filthy, and crime ridden. We watched a fight breakout in mid day
Written 10 August 2023
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Jason S
Melbourne, Australia1,673 contributions
Jan 2023 • Solo
Nice port to visit with a few things to see and do, wouldn’t say it’s brilliant and a must but good to do.

Old Port seemed poorly designed and messy. Some good things to do like aquarium and Pirate ship to name a few but just didn’t feel right to me as someone who loves to explore the waterfront’s in all the cities I visit.
Written 31 July 2023
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travelingsteve55
Richboro, PA518 contributions
May 2023 • Friends
My friend and I decided
To take a day trip to Genoa while the chief and his wife hiked cinque Terra. We ended up in the old port. The big draw is the aquarium and there was a ping lime to get in. We decided to have lunch and walk around. There is also a big pirate shop to explore. It’s a fun place for kids.
Written 5 June 2023
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Joanne N
405 contributions
Jan 2023 • Couples
In January 2023 we enjoyed a 10-night Western Mediterranean Cruise on the MSC Lirica sailing from Alicante (cost £420 each). The first stop was Genoa and at the entrance to the port there was a tourist information office where we got a free map. The city was picturesque with narrow steep streets, historical buildings and points of interest. There were some great attractions including shopping centres, creative art work (painted fiat 500s), D'Albertis Castle, the San Lorenzo Cathedral, Christopher Columbus house, a number of monuments, palaces and museums, quirky shops and Porto Antico (harbour).

The large harbour was bustling and it was a relaxing place to people watch. There were lots of yachts, a pirate ship (Galeone Neptune) and boat trips, and we enjoyed watching the Ferris wheel. Whilst at the port we paid 5€ to ride the Bigo Lift (elevated capsule with 360-degree views of the city). It was interesting to see how the cotton warehouses had been converted to small art galleries and restaurants.

In addition to bars and restaurants there were also shops. There was a lovely promenade with palm trees, toilets and places to sit. There was lots of things to do at the harbour including visiting the cinema, Galata museo del mares and Submarine Nazario Sauro, the aquarium and biosphere dome. The dome was home to orchids, ibis' birds, ferns and tropical fauna and flora. If visiting the city for the first time I would recommend taking the 'hop on, hop off bus', or joining an organised walking city tour which takes about 3 hours.
Written 22 February 2023
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naughtybylaw
Birmingham, UK638 contributions
Oct 2022
fabulous place to be, shops,resturants and tons of things to do in the area and near by from Aquarium,fanta cinema,bigo lift, boat tours and many man more. Its a tourist place to be
Written 12 November 2022
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REDMAN
Egaleo, Greece4,490 contributions
Dec 2021
A great neighborhood to explore, things to see and dream the medieval pirate life! Haha.
Nice experience!
Written 25 October 2022
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david1892
Tullamore, Ireland381 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
The port area is big with plenty of seating areas. There is also plenty of shops, bars and restaurants around the area. Most people will go walking or running here. Very calm area to relax.
Written 25 May 2022
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Danexplorer
Copenhagen, Denmark349 contributions
May 2022
As we live in a harbour city we experienced the old port as a tourist site with plenty of room, and the Calata De' Ansaldo Mari 1 as the highlight.
Written 18 May 2022
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swisstraveller
Berne666 contributions
Apr 2022
The harbor has several attractions (like the aquarium), many restaurants and bars, and is a lively nice place, at every time of the day. Its a great place to stroll around, have a gelati, do some people watching etc.
Written 16 May 2022
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