For a long time border and passage city, it preserves still today the charm proper of the places which saw people from different places flowing.
bequeathed notable residences, such as Villa Hanbury
, an English traveller that began the construction of a park rich in rare tropical plants. The botanical garden houses thousands of species on around 19 hectares.
Exotic plants of every origin are represented here, officinal plants, century-old olive trees and ancient citrus plantations. The Hanbury botanical gardens
are managed by the University of Genoa