The Lantern: history and curiosities about the symbol of Genoa

Oct 19, 2020 195

It is the most important lighthouse in Italy, helping ships and even planes to find the right way: the Lantern of Genoa, as it is called by everyone, is the symbol of the most important city of the maritime trade of our country. 

77 meters high, several times damaged and as many rebuilt, offers a beautiful view from the first frame accessible to the public. But the Lantern does not only offer this: here we tell you everything you need to know about the symbol of “Superba” (nickname of Genoa).

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