Arab-Norman Palermo and Cathedrals of Cefalù and Monreale
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Arab-Norman Palermo and Cathedrals of Cefalù and Monreale (World Heritage)

Arab-Norman Palermo and Cathedrals of Cefalù and Monreale (World Heritage) According to zipcodesexplorer, Sicily, repeatedly fought over as a bridge between Africa and Europe, has developed into a melting pot of cultures through numerous conquests since ancient times. All the conquerors left more or less clear traces on the island, which was conquered in the […]

Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany
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World Heritages in Italy Part 6

Wine-growing regions in Piedmont: Langhe, Roero and Monferrato (World Heritage) According to topb2bwebsites, Italy is richly blessed with cultural assets, spectacular buildings and entire city ensembles that are among the highlights of the UNESCO World Heritage. In 2014, with these wine-growing regions, a rather »quiet« world heritage site that is impressive in terms of landscape […]

Lombard Places in Italy
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World Heritages in Italy Part 5

Lombard Places in Italy (World Heritage) The seven sites in Castelseprio, Cividale del Friuli, monasteries in Brescia and Beneveto, Monte Sant ‘Angelo include forts, buildings, churches and monasteries. They stand for the importance of the Germanic Lombards who immigrated from the north, who developed their own culture in northern Italy from the 6th to 8th […]

Sacred Mountains in Piedmont and Lombardy
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World Heritages in Italy Part 3

Cerveteri and Tarquinia (World Heritage) The cities of the dead in Lazio are exceptional testimonies to Etruscan culture. They were from the 9th to the 1st century BC. Used. Cerveteri is designed like a city with streets and squares. There are around 6000 burial sites in Tarquinia. Most of them are carved into the rock, […]

Syracuse and the Rock Tombs of Pantalica
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Syracuse and the Rock Tombs of Pantalica (World Heritage)

According to softwareleverage, Syracuse was founded by Greek colonists from Corinth in the 8th century BC. Founded. After the Greeks, Romans, Arabs and Byzantines left their mark. The heart of the city is the small island of Ortigia with temples, catacombs, amphitheaters, fortresses and docks and the cathedral. The island is separated from the mainland […]

Verona old town (World Heritage)
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World Heritages in Italy Part 2

Cities of Val di Noto (World Heritage) The world cultural heritage includes eight cities in Eastern Sicily, which were rebuilt almost simultaneously in the Baroque style after the earthquake in 1693 and are considered the greatest example of urban planning in the Baroque era. These are the cities of Caltagirone, Militello Val di Catania, Noto, […]

Hadrian's Villa (World Heritage) 1
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World Heritages in Italy Part 1

Assisi (World Heritage) Several buildings that commemorate Francis of Assisi (1181/82 –1226) are part of the world heritage. The city was shaped by the work of the saint and his Franciscan order and is one of the most important art centers in Italy due to the outstanding buildings and frescoes. The Basilica of San Francesco, […]

Aquileja (World Heritage)
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Aquileja (World Heritage)

According to physicscat, Aquileja was one of the wealthiest and largest cities of the Roman Empire and played an important role in the later Christianization. The basilica, consecrated in the 13th century, with its huge mosaic floor, which can accommodate around 10,000 people, is important. It was built based on the model of St. Michael’s […]

Old Town of Urbino
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Old Town of Urbino (World Heritage)

Urbino is considered a total work of art of the Renaissance and experienced its most glamorous period in the 14th and 15th centuries, when it advanced to the center of Italian humanism. The magnificent buildings such as the cathedral, the Church of Santo Domenico, the Renaissance palace of the Dukes of Urbino (Palazzo Ducale) and […]

Cilento
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Cilento (World Heritage)

The national park extends over more than 180,000 hectares from the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea to the Diano valley at the foot of the Apennines. The most important individual monuments are the temple ruins of Paestum and the city of Velia from the 6th century BC. As well as the mighty Carthusian monastery Padula […]