Genoa kaleidoscope of cultures, sounds, rhythms and flavors, a place rich in history and art. Next stop Genoa wants to be a meeting point for everyone. Next stop in Genoa for who want to know more and share about this proud city.
First stop the “ Porto antico” Area.
Exhibition area “Porto Antico” Built for the Columbian Exposition of 1992 was based on a simple philosophy: make the Old Port interventions that were useful to the city after the celebrations. (Renzo Piano) A city which to return the sea. This idea that led to the recovery of the Renzo Piano for the International Exhibition Specialized "Christopher Columbus: The ship and the Sea of 1992. For the Company Port of Genoa, however, went beyond the objective: give back this area to the city, transforming as a living space all day, 365 days in year. Give her a name, a personality, a soul. Make it "a new piece of city. .
Acquario di Genova is managed by Costa Edutainment SpA, one of Italy's leading management organizations for large public and private structures that are involved in leisure, cultural and educational activities and scientific research. The company was born in 1997 as an entrepreneurial initiative undertaken by a family from Genoa that has long been associated with Italy's industrial development. An average of 3 million people each year now visit a Costa Edutainment managed or affiliated structure.
The AcquarioVillage pass allows you to visit all the Costa Edutainment facilities : • Acquario di Genova : 12.000 specimens of 600 different species. • Biosfera: An ecosystem of million years ago, among extraordinary species of flora and fauna. • Bigo: The Panoramic Lift to walk 40 metres above the sea. • La Città dei Bambini: 90 amazing science games for children and kids from 2 to 14 years. • Galata Museo del Mare: The history of the sea among galleys, steamers and 6.000 original items. • 1 free ride on the miniature train that connects all the AcquarioVillage facilities ... and take advantage of a sea of benefits !