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Best Restaurants in Rome, Italy

Rome, Italy is a wonderful place to visit, with primary attractions featuring various historical landmarks and sightseeing locations. Of course, the first thing that many tourists want to do in Rome, Italy is taste the local cuisine. Italy is well known for its wonderful culinary options. Here are some restaurants in Rome, Italy that will […]

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Top Destinations for Kids in Milan

Milan is a well-known destination, which is acknowledged as the world’s capital of fashion. Fashionistas, undeniably, enjoy traveling to this fantastic city, but fashion isn’t everything the city’s all about. On the opposite, Milan is a cultural mecca as well, while being an exciting destination for kids as well. Traveling with children to Milan is […]

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Where to Stay In Venice

When holidaying in Venice, booking your stay can seem overwhelming. Flights to Italy from various cities are available in plenty. Be sure and compare flights before you book. There are also many options to choose from when it comes to accommodations, and whether you want the best of luxury and elegance or you are on […]

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Unique and Scenic Beaches in Italy

Italy, bounded by water to the west, south, and east, boasts more than 4,700 miles of coastline. It’s only natural that the Italian peninsula would include some of the world’s most scenic beaches. From the Italian Riviera to the Amalfi Coast, from the islands of Sicily and Sardinia to the Adriatic Sea, Italy has plenty […]

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Top 3 Things You Should Know When Visiting Rome

If you plan to visit Rome for the first time, do a proper research on the things that you should or should not do. You might be focused only on finding a nice hotel or how to get to the main touristic attractions and miss some other important things.

Visit ancient cultures in Italy

The best part of visiting other countries is discovering ancient civilizations and history through architecture and artefacts.

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Verona

Verona is a city in the north of Italy and is known for its Roman, medieval and Renaissance architecture. Annual fairs and operas make this city a favorite among many tourists. Visitors pay a trip to a magnificent Romanesque church called Basilica Di San Zeno Maggiore. It is adorned with a 12th century bronze door with scenes from the Bible depicted on it. A museum of arts can be seen in the 14th century palace called Castelvecchio.

Milan

Milan is also known as the world fashion and design capital. It is the home of the stock exchange of Italy and is one of the most visited tourist places in the whole of Europe.

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Florence

Florence was the center of art, politics and intellectual thought during the Renaissance period. It is the most popular tourist attraction in the Tuscany region. Things to See in Florence Italy:

Piazza Navona, Rome

Navona holds one of the finest examples of Bernini’s fountain work: the Fontana dei Fiumi (Fountain of the Four Rivers) built in 1651. Arrayed around the central rocky mass supporting the almost-obligatory obelisk are four large sculptures executed by his students. One of them, the Ganges, was sculpted by Claude Poussin who would later become a master under his own name.

Villa Borghese, Rome

Located north of the Spanish Steps, the entrances are above the Piazza del Poppolo and the Porta Pinciana. Villa Borghese is 80 hectares of greenery containing aviaries, museums and a stunning artificial lake. A vineyard in the 16th century, Cardinal Borghese had it transformed into a park with geometric landscaping ala Versailles.

Fountains in Rome

The Trevi is unquestionably the most famous, but it has many competitors for the attention of Rome’s many visitors. The Fountain of Triton (Fontana del Tritone) is just one stellar example. Designed by the renowned Bernini in 1642, it is a masterpiece in the Baroque style.