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Castello d'Albertis

Corso Dogali 18, 16136, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 272 3820
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This is one of the most superb museums I have had the pleasure to visit. ( The Funicular off via... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2013
Martin B
Launceston, Australia
Marvellous location and interesting museum/castle.

It would have been an impossibly steep climb from our hotel on Piazza Principe below, but there's... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2013
Nick C
Liverpool, England
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“via balbi” (6 reviews)
Corso Dogali 18, 16136, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 272 3820
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

This is one of the most superb museums I have had the pleasure to visit. ( The Funicular off via Balbi will take you to it's door) The installations are world class with each exhibit a marvel of the highest presentaion. An exotic collection of...More

1  Thank Martin B
Reviewed 3 September 2013

It would have been an impossibly steep climb from our hotel on Piazza Principe below, but there's the amazing Montegalletto funicular that goes over 200 yards horizontally then - it seems -even further vertically, and arrives across the road from this castle, with its commanding...More

2  Thank Nick C
Reviewed 2 September 2013

my friend and i went here in august it was so fab getting there is the start of super visit you go on the funicular railway high up amazing views when you get to the top. the castle is set in lovely grounds and is...More

Thank jlo44
Reviewed 28 April 2013

The "castle" is full of relics that captain D'Albertis collected from around the world and other objects from all over the world (mainly musical instruments, ornaments, china and other tableware). The house has some very interesting rooms (a turkish Sitting room and a bedroom that...More

3  Thank Viridiana2012
Reviewed 10 November 2012

Quite a ride! To get there you take the public funicular which travels first horizontally then vertically. The castle is right across the street. You need about 2-3 hours to see everything inside out, and you will not regret it. It's like having a trip...More

1  Thank tinergetic
Reviewed 29 October 2012

We had a day to spend in Genoa and nearing the end of our time allowed wondering about the city we took the Ascensore Montegalletto-Castello D'Albertis (this is near the Christopher Columbus Momument) to this beautiful hillside castle. What a gem of a find. Captain...More

1  Thank Kiskatom
Reviewed 3 October 2012

Taking the ascensore up to this museum is a bit of history in itself. The carriage starts off on a track for 300 metres underground and then parks mitself in a lift shaft to be lifted upwards through about 25 stories. The museum contains pots...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 27 August 2012

A beautiful castle,not very big but with very nice architecture,in a very good condition.A lot of interesting objects(weapons,musical instruments,jewels,clothes,pots,sailing instruments) collected by the captain in his travels.There are a few thematic rooms:a turkish room,a room arranged as a boat berth. Unfortunately,not all of the exhibition...More

2  Thank zuv
Reviewed 20 June 2012

Great museum for adults and children, very nice garden outside. The room and the furniture inside the castle are outstanding.

1  Thank Masreia
Reviewed 15 September 2011

Other reviewers have described this very well!! Suffice it to say that this was one of our favorite experiences in Genoa! We took the elevator right to the castle and would do this again if given the opportunity! Do it!

6  Thank 1nnocentsabroad
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