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Monti Neighbourhood in Rome

Set between two main thoroughfares, Via Cavour and Via Nazionale, Monti is in part composed of Suburra, the ancient “Sub Urbe” quarter – i.e.,...

Tiber island in Rome, the legend

Legend has it that the Tiber island was created in a peculiar way: after driving out king Tarquinius Superbus and as a mark of...

VAN GRAAF fashion department store in Prague

VAN GRAAF is a fashion department store chain with branches throughout Central Europe. The flagship store is located in the centre of Wenceslas Square...

Largo di Torre Argentina in Rome

The Area Sacra (Sacred Area) complex in Largo Argentina is delimited by Via Florida, Via di San Nicola de’ Cesarini, Via di Torre Argentina,...

St Nicholas Church in the Lesser Town of Prague

The Church of St Nicholas, the most famous Baroque church in Prague, stands along with the former Jesuit college in the centre of the...

Basilica di Santa Cecilia in Trastevere

Santa Cecilia, music’s patron saint, became martyr here on 230 d. C.. The church, founded before C. V on the place where a Roman...

Piazza Colonna in Rome

City centre and centre of political life of Rome, the square is surrounded by famous buildings: the Palazzo Chigi (on the right, with the...

Some photos of Delft in the Netherlands

Delft is known for its historic town centre with canals, Delft Blue pottery, the Delft University of Technology, painter Johannes Vermeer and scientist Antony...

Piazza Bocca della Verità in Rome

Piazza Bocca della Verità is a square between Via Luigi Petroselli and Via della Greca in the rione Ripa. The square lies in the...

Gaeta: the wet-nurse of Aeneas

In Roman mythology, Caieta was the wet-nurse of Aeneas. The Roman poet Vergil locates her grave on the bay at Gaeta, to which she also gives her name. Rising on the spur of Monte...

Arpino, the town of Cicero

The origins of Arpino go back at the beginning of time. Legend has it that the town together with other Ciociarian towns (Alatri, Ferentino, Atina, Anagni)...

Some pictures of Spello medieval town

After the Ancient Umbrii who according to many historians founded Spello, came the Romans who called the colony Julia Hispellum (circa 41 BC) and...

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...

Norcia medieval town

Norcia: the heart, tradition and taste of Umbria Norcia was founded by the Sabines, set against the Sibylline Mountains. According to historians the area was inhabited right from...

Vino cotto in Loro Piceno

Vino cotto (literally 'cooked wine’), is a type of wine from the Marche and Abruzzo in Central Italy, made primarily in the hills of the Province of Ascoli Piceno and the Province of Macerata. It...

Some photos of Sarajevo

Sarajevo is capital city of (the state of) Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is its administrative, economic, cultural, educational (university) and sport center. The city...

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