Castelletto is a private quarter of Genoa, north-western Italy.
It possesses a sloping region which, until the seventeenth century, it was outside the city dividers.
The quarter is incorporated into the city's Municipio I Centro Est and incorporates three urban units.
Starting at 31 December 2010, they had an aggregate populace of 28,857.
The name, signifying "little château" in Italian, comes from a fortress directing the entire Genoese territory, referred to since as ahead of schedule as the tenth century AD and disassembled in the late nineteenth century. A few sights which are charming by guests and local people:
The belvedere or spianata
Basilica of Santa Maria Immacolata, finished in 1904 in neo-Renaissance style
The Albergo dei Poveri worked in the late seventeenth century, a complex worked as a sanctuary for the city's poor. It is presently claimed by the University of Genoa, lodging its Political Sciences staff.
Villetta di Negro, a slope stop possessing the sixteenth century bastion of St. Caterina. It is home to outlandish vegetation, and in addition counterfeit hollows and waterfalls.