Among the most renowned Farmacia del Papa (1960) located in Via San Lorenzo, Tessuti Rivara (1802) in piazza San Lorenzo, Libreria Bozzi (1810) in via Cairoli, and the Bar Caffè Klainguti (1829) in piazza Somiglia.
The city's elegant shopping area is in via Roma, with shops and workshops with prestigious names. While the area XX Settembre offers lively pedestrian areas dotted with shops. Worth visiting visit local markets like the one in Piazza Palermo or in Piazza Terralba that helps you to understang the local customs.
And to give more flavor to the shopping should not give up taste of the cuisine of Genoa. The Genoese cuisine is a classic example of Mediterranean diet, where the vegetables are the protagonist, it is irresistible to taste the “trofie al pesto” typical dish of the city, or the excellence simple recipes as the “Farinata” or “Focaccia”.
Being a seaside town there are several restaurants in exclusive environments near the shore that allow to enjoy seafood.