Thursday, September 17, 2009

Christopher Columbus' House in Genova, Italy

Porta Sporana
Casa di C. Colombo (Christopher Columbus' House)

This postcard is postmarked in 2009 with an Italy, Lamborghini stamp.

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Porta Soprana:
These two impressive towers were part of defensive walls that were surrounding the whole city.
During the French revolution the guillotine was kept here, and one of hangman’s used to live on top of one tower.

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