Hi everyone, here I am with another article.
Today I would like to talk about my country, Italy.

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There are lots and lots of wonderful places here, so I decided to write two or more articles about it.

So, if you are planning a journey to Italy, you should have a look at this.

Rome, Lazio
The capital of Italy. Rome, with an artistic, architectural and cultural history of 3000 years ago, is one of the most renowned cities of Europe.

  • The Collosseum , the Roman Forum and the Pantheon are the proof of the power of the Roman Empire.
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  • The Trevi Fountain is one of the most famous fountains in the World.
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In the Vatican City you can find the St. Peter's Basilica, it was built by 14 architecs, three of the most well-known are: Raffaello Sanzio, Michelangelo Buonarroti and Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

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  • The Vatican Museums, with the works of Raffaello, Caravaggio e Leonardo da Vinci.
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  • The Sistine Chapel is really a wonder. The ceiling and the walls of the Chapel is an enormous fresco painted by Michelangelo. It was painted in almost 6 years.
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Florence, Tuscany
The city has a lot of masterpieces of the Renaissance art and architecture.

One of the most famous places in Florence is the Cathedral with the Cupola del Brunelleschi and the Campanile di Giotto.

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  • The Accademia Gallery exhibits the statue of the David di Michelangelo
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  • The Uffizi Gallery exhibits La Nascita Di Venere (Botticelli) and the Annunciazione (Leonardo da Vinci).
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Naples, the Amalfi Coast and Capri, Campania
The city of Naples, in southern Italy, rises up near the Vesuvius.

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  • The Vesuvius, with its eruption of 79 A.D, destroyed the Roman city of Pompei, nowadays a famous archeological site.
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A few kilometres from Naples, in Caserta, you can visit the wonderful Reggia di Caserta (Caserta Palace), a huge building with many rooms, beautiful gardens and majestic fountains.

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  • The Amalfi Coast with its colors and its life is breathtaking. You can have dinner there and at the same time bask in the sight of the sea and the lights.
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  • If you go to Capri you'll be amazed by its huge and imposing sea stacks. You can go with a boat round the island and see its wonders. It's an adventure that everyone must do in life.
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The intense blue of the sea will let you admire the water like you had never done before and you will never forget it.

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Venice, Veneto
In this city there aren't streets, here you can find canals

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If you go to Venice you should get on a gondola and visit the city on this tiny boat.

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The main square is "Piazza San Marco", where you can find the San Marco Basilica. In San Marco's Square people celebrate every year the Carnival of Venice. With a lot of extravangant masks, it is one of the most appreciated in the World.

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Those places are the most known but I assure you that there are plenty of wonderful places that are unknown to most of the people.

Well my dears, I hope you enojoyed reading my article! Let me know if you liked it and if you want the second part with other less known italian places but as beautiful as these ones!

Kisses ♡
Marta