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Discover Genoa’s alleys following the common thread of the oldest profession in the world! Take part in a journey through its history, starting from the Roman Age to the law that abolished brothels in Italy in the 60s. Follow with us the signs of a world that no longer exists! They are still visible: carved in marble, engraved in the wood or depicted on front doors and façade. Symbols that come back to testify the intriguing stories that are at the same time full of carnal passion and humanity. Listen to the testimonies of those who experienced it first hand…
So, what are you waiting for? Join us on this curious, seductive and titillating tour!

“Le Graziose e Bocca di Rosa”

“Sort it out for yourself!” That’s what Totò cried from the window of a house that before the Merlin Law was a well known brothel. The poor Totò was screaming against a group of men who were hoping for a clandestine reopening. The most “luxurious” houses with their “particular furniture” were hardly turned into residential houses. The work was easier in the social housing, as the one of Vico del Pomino. Join us and take a closer look…


Over 65

Event Details

Venue: MaddAlive - Vico della Chiesa della Maddalena 20r - angolo Via Garibaldi 8

Phone: 010 099 5560

Email: [email protected]