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Castello d'Albertis

Corso Dogali 18, 16136, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 272 3820
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Castle in Central City but straight up.

We took the elevator/train straight up from a shoot just you threw right of the hotel savoia. When... read more

Reviewed yesterday
charlesgolden
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Nice museum

The castello is not as old as you might think. It has different exhibits, mainly focusing around... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Julien K
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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“via balbi” (7 reviews)
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Corso Dogali 18, 16136, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the elevator/train straight up from a shoot just you threw right of the hotel savoia. When you get off the cakes is to the right. From there you can see the entire Central City down below you. The castle grounds are popular with...More

Thank charlesgolden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castello is not as old as you might think. It has different exhibits, mainly focusing around travelling. It is on a hill so offers views over the city of Genua. Some exhibits could be more interesting.

Thank Julien K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I reached the Castello from Via Sant'Ugo and after long way steps which are on the left of road. It was really uphill and like scrambling. When you come up to it, a nice garden and walking trail welcome you. After some more walking and...More

Thank Volcanos
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We were coming from Via Garibaldi, so we went through a maze and then the extra hike before getting there. The castle is quite nice and the story of the owner interesting. We liked the views, even if today's Genova port is not too attractive,...More

Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This is something of a curiosity, combining museum and former home, perched high above the town. It's probably only worthwhile making the trek up to the castle if you have plenty of time to spare in Genoa, but the views from the garden looking towards...More

Thank OandA-London
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The castle is a bit tricky to get to by car and very steep streets to walk to. Once you get there you wish you could live there. Amazing views of the port, many areas to walk around inside the walls for free, and very...More

Thank Travels-of-AJ
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We stumbled on this by chance after getting the elevator to it from Via Balbi near the train station. The Lift is only 80 cents and definitely an experience the castle is at the top as you come out and easy to find. The lack...More

Thank clare2104
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We just wanted a walk and an adventure, so we took the "lift" up from Via Balbi to the castle. We wandered the grounds a little, took pictures of the view, and got a water in the little outside cafe. Then we were glad we...More

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Stand in the square outside Piazza Principe station, look up past the statue of Christopher Columbus and you will see the towers of Castello D’Albertis. I wondered what it was, and finding out was easier than I expected. There is a really interesting (if you're...More

Thank Bursledon
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I visited the castle while in Genoa and it was a picture-perfect place with a lovely café at the top. You go up by funicular which arrives in the street opposite the castle and the grounds are wonderful - great views from the top and...More

Thank Penelope J
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