Historically linked to the navy and trade, Genoa today is a tourist and cultural centre.
The strategic location of our central 4-star hotel will allow you to easily reach the main tourist attractions.
What to see in Genoa according to the BEST WESTERN Moderno Verdi Hotel
The Aquarium in Genoa is the largest in Europe and is home to over 6,000 animals of various species in 70 tanks that reproduce their natural habitat and environment.
Among the most elegant and majestic buildings in the centre of Genoa, for centuries it was the headquarters of the Doge of Genoa and within its walls it contains the city's entire history. Renovated a few decades ago, the building is not only historic, but also the centre of cultural and educational activities and social events.
The Porto Antico (Old Port) of Genoa is one of the most scenic locations of the city and was renovated in 1992 by architect Renzo Piano. The complex includes: Ponte Spinola (Spinola Bridge), the Magazzini del Cotone (Cotton Warehouses), the Bigo panoramic lift, the Neptune Galleon, Palazzo San Giorgio, the Docks, as well as bars and restaurants.
The Historic Centre
The Historic Centre is the heart of the old town and consists of a maze of narrow alleyways called carrugi, between ancient churches, narrow arcades and charming historic buildings.
The Rolli represent the most prestigious buildings of the city, located between the streets of Historic Centre. It includes the buildings in via Garibaldi, via Balbi, via Lomellini and via Cairoli. Since 2006, most of these buildings have been acknowledged as part of our World Heritage by UNESCO.
The lighthouse port, now called "Lanterna" is the symbol of the city of Genoa and can be reached on foot with a walk through the ancient fortifications.
Staglieno Monumental Cemetery is one of the most important in Europe. Opened in the mid-nineteenth century, it is not only a sacred and commemorative place, but an actual outdoor museum. Different styles, from Neoclassicism to Symbolism and Art Nouveau, are united in complete harmony in extraordinary sculptures and buildings.