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December - Genoa, Liguria, Italy
December 6, 2007
Pete's Pics > December - Genoa, Liguria, Italy
December 6th - Home Town of Columbus
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View of Old Town from the ship


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An enclosed retail street, much like an arcade. These are threaded throughout the waterfront area


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Galleon replica in the Porta Antiqua


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The Big Boat at the dock as seen from the Old Port


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This old church right across from the old port is somewhat diminished by the elevated highway running across the front of it


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Small square in the Old Town


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Bank building and fountain in Piazza De Ferrari, in the modern part of town


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Christopher Columbus's house, just barely, has been preserved on the side of a busy street in the modern part of town, squeezed in among later buildings


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The closely chiseled remnants of the house


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Commemerative plaque, presumably added in later years


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Porto Soprano, one of the gates into the Old Town just outside of which Columbus's house is preserved


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Old town street notable for the massive size of the building


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Another view of residential old town


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Produce stand in the midst of drying laundry


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Old Town is peppered with ancient churches of various denominations


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Typical sidewalk connecting levels of the steep old town. This one not set up for vehicular use


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Another church crammed between other buildings


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"Between the ages" building in the transition from old town to modern Genoa


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View toward the harbor from near Porta Soprano


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San Laurentian, Genoa Cathedral facade


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The cathedral door with handy scaling device


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Another city gate on the west end of town


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View from the old port looking inland


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Residences close to the dock. Presumably, television is popular
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