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Zara in Rome

Zara is a Spanish clothing and accessories. The company was founded in 1975 by Amancio Ortega and Rosalía Mera. It is the main brand of the Inditex group, the world's largest apparel retailer. The fashion group also owns brands such as Massimo Dutti, Pull and Bear, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho, Zara Home, and Uterqüe. Amancio Ortega opened the first Zara store...

Settembrini Café and Library in Rome

Settembrini is a figure of the Italian Risorgimento. A character in The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann. Settembrini is Café, bistro, deli, wine cellar. The barman prepares classic cocktails and contemporary inventions. The space is a clever mix of warmth and simplicity. “You eat surrounded by black and white photographs and you drink wines selected with particular care.” Lying on couches, between...

Wine cellar Buccone in Rome

“Once it was Marquesses Cavalcabò’s coach-house, then a tavern and since 1969 it has been changed into a wine cellar. It was the first in Rome that poured out high quality wines, among which the famous Picolit, since 1980, after Mr. Domenico Buccone’s death, Maddalena, Domenico’s wife, enriched the service by adding specialized food, pasta, honey, jam.” Most of the store’s...

Street Artists in Rome

In this gallery: painters in square Piazza Navona street musicians Spanish Steps street painters street artists perform during the Carnival celebrations in Piazza Navona in Rome Date: November 18, 2014, Rome. street painters protest against the decision of the Mayor of Rome to prohibit their activities in some historical street painters in the historic center of Rome

The Central Food Market in Livorno

A beautiful, imposing building, Livorno’s covered market, inaugurated in 1894, was designed by the architect Angelo Badaloni, then chief architect for the Livorno City Council. It is interesting both for its majestic structure, lightened by the large, elegant windows, and for its iron and glass roof, the work of the Gambaro brothers. It consists of a spacious hall (95 metres...

La Festa dei Ceri in Gubbio medieval town

Gubbio is home to the Corsa dei Ceri, a run held every year always on the 15th day of May, in which three teams, devoted to St. Ubaldo (the patron saint of Gubbio), S. Giorgio, and S. Antonio, run through throngs of cheering supporters (clad in the distinctive colours of yellow, blue and black, with white trousers and red belts and neckbands),...

Roman Carnival

The History The Roman Carnival is an ancient tradition whose origins date back to the Middle Ages. It is one of the most famous and popular events celebrated in Italy. Traditionally, Roman carnival consisted of a large public celebration that lasted 8 days, ending the night of Fat Tuesday, the day marking the beginning of Lent. Carnival in Rome became a popular celebration...

Railway station Termini in Rome

Total surface area 225.000 m2, frequented by approximately 480,000 persons per day, over 150 million per year. Even beyond these figures, Roma Termini has come to play a primary role in the urban, regional, national and international transport system. Taking as its starting point the consideration that stations are privileged places of passage, fundamentally important resources for cities in constant...

Chioggia’s fish market

"A red spot behind the ancient city barn: it's the fishmarket. The colour of the city is red: red is the sunset on the lagoon and the dawn on the sea. Red stand the houses, between ochre traditional sails. Red hot is the temperament of its crabby inhabitants. Red are the barboni (mullets) and the freshly captured fish. Red...

Caffè Greco in Rome

Some of the most charming, antique cafes here include Antico Caffè Greco, located in elegant Via dei Condotti, and considered to be Italy’s oldest after Caffè Florian in Venice. Founded in 1760, Caffè Greco owes its name to its Greek founder, Nicola della Maddalena. A stomping-ground for both foreign and Italian artists and intellectuals since the 19th Century, and a...

Feltrinelli & IBS book stores in Rome

Feltrinelli International A big Daddy of books in languages other than Italian. If you’re looking to stock up on the latest titles from around the world or browse a great range of dictionaries or grammar books for studying Italian, this is the place to get the job done. The Feltrinelli Group is one of the main Italian cultural industries, with a...

strikes in Italy

In this gallery Italian metal workers protesting against the economic policy of the Italian government during the general strike on March 9, 2012 Rome (Italy) March 9, 2012: protest against the italian high speed train project (No TAV) in the Piedmont region Date: October 25, 2014. Event: Manifestation of the major Italian trade union CGIL in Rome against the government's labor reform.  

The Port of Ancona

The Port of Ancona lies on the eastern Adriatic shores of central Italy about 126 nautical miles southeast of the Port of Venice. It is also some 250 kilometers northeast of the Port of Civitavecchia (Rome's main port) on the western shores of the Italian peninsula. After World War II, the Port of Ancona pursued extensive efforts to rebuilt...

Bicycle in Rome

The Campagnolo Cycling Race in Rome ROME - 14. October 2012: Bike Show and Expo. International exhibitors presenting their new products. ROME - 14. October 2012 (ecological day, against air pollution): cyclists in road Fori Imperiali during the prohibition of the movement of cars in the city center.

The House of Cinema in Rome

Inside the historical Casina delle Rose, one of the most beautiful areas of Villa Borghese, the building of the Casa del Cinema (House of Cinema) , completely restored, covers an area of 2,500 square meters. The heart of the building hosts an extraordinary movie house, the Sala Deluxe. It not only has the most modern projection and sound systems, but also...

I Primi d’Italia (The First Courses of Italy)

I Primi d'Italia (The First Courses of Italy) is the first and only National Festival of First Courses. Pasta, rice, soups, gnocchi, polenta are the protagonists of the more appetizing culinary marathon of Italy. An event that dresses up the entire historical center of Foligno, promoting all-round culture of the first dish on the table. I Primi d'Italia takes place the last week of...

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