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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...

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...

Lidice Memorial in Czech Republic

This village, the name of which became a symbol of Fascist despotism in World War II, lies 20 km west of Prague and eight...

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...

Ponziani palace in Rome

At number 61 of Via dei Vascellari street in Trastevere, is located the Ponziani palace. The Ponziani palace was in the Trastevere section of...

Ascoli Piceno, some pictures

Piazza del Popolo “People’s Square” assumed its current rectangular aspect in the first half of the 1500’s with the addition of graceful columned porticoes which...

Bevagna medieval town

An ancient Umbrian centre, the first documentation of it coincides with the Roman conquest of Umbria, when the Romans took over the area and...

Lateran Baptistery in Rome

San Giovanni in Fonte (also known as the Lateran Baptistery) is an early Christian baptistery located next to St. John Lateran and the Lateran...

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...

Basilica of Saints Cosmas & Damian in Rome

The Basilica of Sts. Cosmas and Damian is located in the very heart of ancient and modern Rome. It forms part of an imposing...

Montefalco, passion for falcon hunting…

Montefalco takes its name from the passion for falcon hunting of Frederic II who spent an entire year here in 1249. Montefalco was already an...

The Roman Forum, some pictures

The Forum Romanum is situated in the valley between the Palatine Hill and the Capitol and consists of an almost trapezoid-shaped square that stands...

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...

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)...

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