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Cultural and gastronomic itineraries, around Genoa, this is the first of some little movie that describe what you can find in Genoa. Some tips about Genoa, culture, gastronomy and shopping, this is just the intro...follow us

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Genova next stop

  1. 1. Some tips
  2. 2. Next stop in Genoa <ul><li>Boutiques, studios and luxury shops, shopping malls, beautiful historical shops (having at least 50 years of activity and they are many centuries old ones!). There are many places downtown where you can indulge in search of objects and special foods. </li></ul><ul><li>Genoa is a tempting opportunity for shopping: the streets of downtown shops are capable of attracting the attention of clients of all types and all ages. The city gives, in fact, room for young fashion, haute couture, clothes for children, both sporting and elegant, to many, colorful toy stores. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What does in Genoa <ul><li>A great choice for everyone, but also to &quot;hunters&quot; of large or small treasures in the typical and charming antique shops and art galleries. Many of these stores books, old records and technological objects, musical instruments stores, shops and stalls specializing in old books. This is a sampling of products that you can buy in Genoa. </li></ul>
  4. 4. About Genoa history <ul><li>The origins of the ancient city of Genoa are until now obscure. Certainly we know that was founded by the Ligurian population consists of isolated families who gathered only for defense against attackers. Its name apparently derives from the Celtic word genua, hearing or entry, as landlocked and gateway to Northern Italy and Central Europe. For nearly eight centuries, Genoa was the home of the Republic of Genoa, which included almost all of Liguria, Corsica (later ceded to France in 1768. For nearly five centuries flourished throughout the Mediterranean, the Genoese possessions, now with character stores or commercial basis, now real colonies, employees directly from the Republic, Banco di San Giorgio or private citizens. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Culture <ul><li>Genoa is a city with a rich artistic and cultural heritage, some still secret and unacknowledged, whose value is sometimes hampered by the objective difficulties of use, such as lack of accessibility. Nevertheless, the system of cultural Genovese is full of opportunities and exciting ideas for development. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Gastronomy
  7. 7. Not only pesto <ul><li>Genoa gastronomy has a base traditionally Mediterranean. Rich in ingredients and flavors and, often, very laborious. The Ligurian use some very simple ingredients that seem insignificant taken alone, but combined together enhance their quality in a final taste of great harmony: mushrooms, pine nuts, walnuts and many herbs. Underlying all the recipes there 's the Ligurian olive oil, a very delicate taste with which they prepare delicious sauces. The most famous is pesto, a sauce made with basil, pine nuts, garlic, olive oil and Parmesan. To accompany the meat is excellent, salsa verde, made with parsley and pine nuts, and walnut sauce goes well with pasta and ravioli.Cakes and pies are typically the prerogative of Genoa. They eat both meals and snacks as tasty from simple oil cake that filled with cheese, you can not resist the fragrance and aroma of this specialty. Nor can leave without having tasted the porridge, a unique cake made from chickpea flour. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Shopping <ul><li>A virtual tour around the shopping streets of Genoa? Today you can enter inside the shops of Genoa and your neighborhood from the comfort of your home or office 24 hours at 24! Photographs, displays, catalogs, promotional offers, products and brands everything you need to know about shops in “your” city. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow this link </li></ul>