Genoa: step by step in the vertical city

Genoa: step by step in the vertical city

Much associated with the navigator Christopher Columbus, the city of Genoa is a history lesson that continues to be written day by day. Past, present and also future, as it does not stop reinventing itself thanks to other illustrious children, as is the case of the architect more than award-winning Renzo Piano.

I arrive at the Stazione Principe, in Piazza Acqua Verde, with the habitual and measured anxiety that always meets the arrival of an unknown destination. I turn to the Hotel Britannia. Halfway down, the statue of Christopher Columbus salutes me. [...]

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