Historic shops

One of the most charming surprises of the Historic Centre and other areas og Genoa is to be able to explore the “botteghe storiche”: these are shops and artisans workshops that have been active for at least seventy years (but in many cases it’s more than 200!). These shops are considered a treasure of the city of Genoa and to discover them during a stroll through its streets is a unique and authentic experience.
Among them you can find refined confectioneries and chocolateries, but also fabric storess and clothes shops.

There is a fashion house, where tailors create handmade ties which have been purchased even by the British Royal House. There are drug stores, chip shops and triperies with typical perfumes and flavors of Genoese street food, or workshops where artisans keep alive traditional techniques to work with glass, create stamps or corks. All these stores are located in historic buildings, they belong to the fabric of the Historic Centre and own antique furniture and euqipment, which treasure an old-time knowledge.

In order to preserve this enormous patrimony it was established the “Albo delle botteghe storiche”. In this register you can find those shops and stores that have been active for at least seventy years and which rrespond to at least three of the five requirements listed: architectural elements conservation, original antique furniture and still functioning equipment, documentation that proves the history of the shop and the environmental context in which they operate.

There are 39 “botteghe” already registered in the Albo maqnaged by the Soprintendenza per i Beni Architettonici, the Municipality of Genoa and the Chamber of Commerce of Genoa. Many others are witing for an evaluation to join the prestigious club of Genoese commercial excellence and shopping. To read the updated list of the botteghe storiche and other news and information please visit the website Botteghe Storiche di Genova.


Antica osteria del Giallo
Via alla Costa di Bavari, 3 - 16133 Genova
Tel: +39 010804758

Antica Tripperia La Casana
Vico della Casana, 3r - 16123 Genova
Tel: +39 0102474357

Bar Pasticceria Klainguti
Piazza Soziglia, 98r - 16123 Genova
Tel: +39 0108602628

Bottega Artigiana del Vetro
Piazza delle Scuole Pie 3/Ar - 16123 Genova
Tel: +39 0102477752

Caffè, Confetteria e Pasticceria Mangini
Piazza Corvetto, 3r - 16122 Genova
Tel: +39 010564013

Calzature Stagno
Largo Pertini 5 n - 16121 Genova
Tel: +39 010566743 stagnocalzature@gmail.com

Cantine Moretti
Piazza San Bernardo 73r - 16123 Genova
Cell: +39 3495473697

Cartoleria Barisione
Via di Soziglia 86/88 - 16123 Genova
Tel: +39 0102475389

Drogheria Torielli
Via di San Bernardo, 32 - 16128 Genova
Tel: +39 0102468359

Enoteca Ricci
Via Gerolamo Rovetta, 4 - 16156 Genova
Tel: +39 0106967500

Farmacia Sormani
Piazza Della Raibetta, 6r - 16123 Genova
Tel: +39 0102468811

Lucarda Abbigliamento
Via Sottoripa, 61r - 16124 Genova
Tel: +39 0102476913

Polleria Fratelli Parodi
Via Ignazio Pallavicini, 6 - 16155 Genova
Tel: +39 0106981135

Uova e Pollame Aresu
Vico Inferiore del Ferro, 1 - 16124 Genova
Tel: +39 0102474246

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