Portofino, calm bay of Italy

Portofino, calm bay of Italy

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Portofino is a fishing village on the Italian Riviera coastline, southeast of Genoa city, Italy. Even the trees are handsome in Portofino, a small but perfectly coiffured coastal village that sits on its own peninsula, seemingly upping the exclusivity factor by mere geography. Pastel-colored houses, high-end boutiques and seafood restaurants fringe its Piazzetta, a small cobbled square overlooking the harbor, lined with super-yachts which is a major attraction of Portofino. Portofino, divided into zones fringing the coastline protects local marine wildlife and flora and is popular for fishing and diving.
Christ of the Abyss
Christ of the Abyss is an underwater statue depicting christ. This is a submerged bronze statue of Jesus Christ by Guido Galletti in the Italian river of Portofino. It is a worthwhile visit to dive in and to look at jesus christ amidst blue Italiana.
Castello Brown
Castello Brown is a house museum located high above the harbour of Portofino, Italy. The castle’s site is well suited for harbour defence, and appears to have been so used since the 15th century. According to the Record Office of Genoa, cannon batteries were constructed on the site in the early 16th century. This historic site of Portofino attracts visitors to embellish the paths of the city.
Abbey of San Fruttuoso
The Abbey of San Fruttuoso is on the Italian Riviera between Camogli and Portofino. It is the seat of the Catholic parish of the same name of the Vicariate of Recco-Uscio-Camogli, Archdiocese of Genoa. The abbey is located in a small bay beneath a steep wooded hill. This abbey also acts as a host adrenaline rush for the visitors with its popular diving and fishing.
Mount Portofino Natural Park
This is a protected coastal area in the western Mediterranean Sea of Portofino. It offers an extraordinary combination of rural and maritime cultures of all time. The Park boasts one of the greatest varieties of plant species in the Mediterranean area, an array of wildlife and important architectural remnants, that can be viewed hiking along its many panoramic paths.

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