House of Christopher Columbus in Genoa

Christopher Columbus House in Genoa

It's believed that Genoa is the birthplace of famous explorer Christopher Columbus. Nobody knows if this was actually the house where Christopher Columbus lived, but it was in a house like this where he grew up. It's located close to Genoa's Porta Soprana and is open for visitors.

View location in Genoa, Italy.
Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We are a family of 5 from Belgium. We love travelling and discovering new places in Europe. I hope we can inspire you for your holiday in Europe. Have a look at our destinations so far and feel free to ask any additional info of the places we visited.


Trotter said...

The only thing that is sure about Columbus is that he married a Portuguese and lived in Porto Santo, Madeira, Portugal... If he was Portuguese or Genoese is a subject of great discussion... ;)

P.N. Subramanian said...

The facade seems to have undergone many restorations. The photograph is really nice.