Genoa City Trivia

Can you guess these facts about the city of Genoa?
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Last updated: June 25, 2022
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First submittedSeptember 21, 2020
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Genovese sailor who explored the New World
Christopher Columbus
Genoa is part of this narrow coastal strip
Italian Riviera
Patron saint of Genoa
John the Baptist
Sauce made of basil, garlic, pine nuts, and olive oil - originated in Genoa
State that controlled Genoa between 11th century–1797
Republic of Genoa
Ruling royal dynasty that is often associated with Genoa
House of Grimaldi
The above is currently the royal dynasty of this nearby city
Italian region in which Genoa is located
Oldest known state deposit bank in the world
Saint George
Italian name of Genoa
Form of gambling that was popularized in Genoa in the 15th century
Genoa was one of the maritime republics along with these cities
Amalfi | Venice | Pisa
Genoa is considered to be the busiest ____ of Italy by cargo tonnage
Roman god of beginnings and gates - which Genoa is thought to been named after
Main square of Genoa
Piazza De Ferrari
Type of sausage that is falsely thought to have originated in Genoa
Genoa Salami
Closest world capital to Genoa
Title of the leader of Medieval Genoa
Meaning of what Genoa is known as in Italian, "La Superba"
The Proud One
Genovese architect that has designed The Shard and New York Times Building
Renzo Piano
Level 68
Sep 22, 2020
I had no idea the Grimaldi family was originally Genoese! I only got it after trying Monaco for the closest capital. A small correction: some people still think Genoa is Italy's busiest port, but it was surpassed by Trieste six or seven years ago. Genoa is still Italy's biggest port if you count containerised cargo only, I think. Nice quiz!