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Old April 23rd, 2012, 08:12 PM   #201
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As far as i know this statement that Genoa has the largest historical center is due to the fact that the geography of the city made it cheaper to build the walls in an outer position than the actual limit of the city in the time the walls were built (xvi century i guess). So that the area anclosed by the walls is larger than the real dimension of the historical urban fabric.
The walls were built on the mountain ridges behind the city so I guess it was for strategic reasons rather than economic. Just guessing...
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is there a "new town" Genova?
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of course there is, but no one goes to visit it since the old town are the most beautiful parts in the cities when they still are present
Anyway, here you are. wow.

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Something recent, and out of the old town. Neo- renaissaince "Santa Maria Immacolata" church, built in 1873.
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Well, I guess 19th Century in Italy is "recent"!
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