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Porto Antico in Genoa.
Genoa (Italian, Genova) is a historical port city in northern Italy, the capital of the Region of Liguria. One of the attractive places in Genoa is the renovated old port (Porto Antico). In the 90s of the 20th century Porto Antico was rebuilt and changed into a busy tourist centre and is an entertainment area with museums, cinemas, cafés and also a beautiful promenade along the sea.

In 2001, on the occasion of the G8 summit in Genoa, Renzo Piano, an Italian Architect, has designed a large glass ball (diameter of 20 m), in the Biosphere, so is called the ball, is a small tropical forest with over 150 animal and plant species.

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