Genoa: the squares and the elegant streets, the sumptuous palaces frame of a walk that speaks of people, indeed, of stories ... of tripe, spices, sailor's cakes, jeans, damasks, velvets, filigree ... The path between magnificence of the Republic, the power of the Superb, the most sumptuous palaces, with the most unexpected colors, all stuccos, pilasters, columns, florileges, courtyards. Palazzo Ducale and its "cops" of the Grimaldina Tower where the condemned to death consumed their last meal: a bowl of broth with tripe and toasted bread (hence the name looks). The origin of this dish dates back to the 1479 year of the Oratory of St. Anthony called the Birri because from here came those who would have made the prison guards "the cops". Piazza delle Erbe with its besagnine, the sellers of goat meat and the vendors of frisceu and panissa. Along one of the salt routes we will reach the port and meet an ancient Sciamada. But at the time of the ancient Republic of Genoa one of the most important activities was manufacturing with the manufacture of silk fabrics that were exported all over the world. In addition, precious traditional fabrics such as lace and lace, including macramé, and so-called "poor" fabrics: hemp and the "blue canvas of Genoa", that is jeans. It is no coincidence that damasks, lampas, macramé, silk shantungs were called Velours de Gênes by the French and Genoa Velvets by the British.