Milan

Interesting facts about Milan

The opinion that Milan is the fashionable and financial center of Italy is very common. But behind all the banks and boutiques of the city, there are mysteries and highlights that are unique to Milan. It is worth noting that many of the secrets and features of this place can hardly be called Italian. Nevertheless, before you go on a trip to this beautiful city, try to learn more about it.
Regions of Italy

Amalfi - a fabulous city on the coast of Italy

Modest in size, Amalfi is literally a paradise for a vacation in southern Italy. Medieval houses like nest of swallows are piled on the picturesque slopes that go directly to the shore of the Tyrrhenian Sea. All of them are entangled with stairs, and cozy green gardens are laid out on terracotta roofs. It seems that some brilliant artist painted Amalfi, he is so unreal and magical.
Regions of Italy

Livorno - a port city in northern Italy

Livorno is an Italian city located on the northwest coast of the Apennine Peninsula. This is a large port city, known since the 16th century. Most vacationers find themselves in Livorno on their way to the more popular cities of Tuscany - Florence, Pisa or Lucca. Nevertheless, if fate brought you to this Italian town for a day, the mass of interesting sights of Livorno will easily allow you to immerse yourself in the usual Italian life.
Society

The Italian institute is taught only with the help of gadgets

The first high-tech institute was opened in Bardonecchia for athlete managers Tablets instead of books and interactive multimedia boards. Ballpoint pens are already perceived by an ancient artifact, everything here is informatized and interconnected using wi-fi. Even lectures are transmitted through a special Dropbox network; for the exchange of information, students use not notebooks and diaries, but posts and e-mails.
Cities of Italy

Boboli Gardens in Florence: history, opening hours and how to get

Boboli Gardens in Florence is a great place to relax from the bustle of the city and the tiresome runs of sightseeing and shopping. And to delight the eyes with beautiful grottoes, fountains, arbors and flower beds, because there is something to see here. At all times, the Boboli Gardens were considered the perfection of landscape design, and more than once served as an example for the creation of other royal European parks, such as, for example, the famous park complex of French Versailles.
Rome

The mouth of truth in Rome

The Mouth of Truth (Bocca della Verità) is an ancient image carved in a round slab of Pavonasian marble (marmo pavonazzetto). The gloomy face of the ruler of the seas and oceans, Triton, is set in the portico of the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin. The church is located on the left bank of the Tiber River, on the site of ancient Roman buildings.

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Turtle Fountain in Rome

The fountain of the four turtles (Fontane delle Tartarughe) is located in the center of Rome, in Piazza Mattei. It is considered one of the most beautiful fountains in Rome. Despite its location, the square and the fountain are not so easy to find, because they are located in the Roman ghetto, an area isolated from the city until 1870.
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Glienicke Palace | 2019
Germany

Glienicke Palace

Glienicke Palace - Italian villa on German soil, an impressive open-air museum. It is located on the shores of a small lake and is surrounded by a park with an English landscape garden. Glienicke Palace (Schloss Glienicke), photo riesebusch In the southwestern part of Berlin, in the Wannsee region, near Potsdam and luxurious Sanssouci, there is the Glienicke palace (Schloss Glienicke).
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Catacombs of Rome | 2019
Italy

Catacombs of Rome

There are over 60 catacombs in Rome. This is a system of underground passages, often resembling labyrinths. The wall frescoes in the catacombs are optimistic and filled with faith in resurrection. There is peace and tranquility. Roman catacombs - ancient underground burials, photo peet-astn About the catacombs The Catacombs of Rome (Catacombe di Roma) are huge multi-level galleries, intricate passages that encircle and permeate the space under the Eternal City.
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Greenhouse palace | 2019
Germany

Greenhouse palace

The Orangery Palace is the best panorama of Sanssouci Park with a sea of ​​flowers, palm trees and exotic plants. It was built on the orders of Friedrich-Wilhelm in the 19th century to store tropical plants. Greenhouse Palace (Orangerieschloss), photo Jesse Greenhouse Palace (Orangerieschloss) in Potsdam is probably the most unclaimed of all Potsdam palaces.
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Library on the Italian beach | 2019
Tourism

Library on the Italian beach

Since 2012, real libraries have been operating on some beaches in Italy, where anyone can take a book for free, read it under a beach umbrella and return it before leaving. In summer 2012, the Italian environmental organization Legambiente sold in the south of the country, in the coastal communes of Castellabate, Montecorice and Pollica-Accharoli (Castellabate, Montecorice e Pollica-Acciaroli), a pilot project called "Beach Libraries".
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U-boat watch | 2019
Italian brands

U-boat watch

U-Boat Watch is a world famous Italian brand specializing in the production of premium watches. The products are distinguished by an unusual characteristic design, massiveness, impressive thickness of the case. A peculiar highlight of the watch are the large numbers, unique in appearance, located on the dial.
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5 most noteworthy excursions from Rome on 1 day | 2019
Cities of Italy

5 most noteworthy excursions from Rome on 1 day

As you know, all roads lead to Rome. But even from Rome there are many roads to places no less attractive: to Naples, Pompeii, Florence and other cities and regions of Italy. Therefore, although BlogoItaliano wrote earlier about ideas for day trips from the Eternal City, today we decided to go ahead and talk about the most remarkable excursions from Rome for those who do not want to limit themselves exclusively to the capital and plan to take the trip to the maximum.
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Beaches of Trieste | 2019
Trieste

Beaches of Trieste

Trieste is a resort in the north-east of Italy that attracts tourists with its beautiful coastline and beaches with crystal clear water. A common feature of the beaches of Trieste is a rocky bottom, consisting of small and large boulders with uneven edges, most often overgrown with algae. Therefore, a necessary item for holidaymakers is special slippers that will protect your legs and prevent slipping.
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How to get from Verona to Lake Garda and back
Cities of Italy

How to get from Verona to Lake Garda and back

If you are in Verona and have a couple of free days, you should definitely carve out at least 1 of them on Lake Garda - one of the most picturesque corners of northern Italy. The distance from Verona to the lake is only about 25 km, and you will learn how to get there from the city from this article.
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Venice Unica City Pass - how to save in Venice?
Venice

Venice Unica City Pass - how to save in Venice?

Venice's official travel site www.veneziaunica.it allows curious travelers to save up to 30% when visiting places of interest, as well as time, since by purchasing a VENEZIA UNICA CITY PASS card in advance, you avoid queues to the most popular museums. The site works in six languages, including Russian.
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Berlin TV Tower
Germany

Berlin TV Tower

The TV tower is Berlin's most recognizable landmark, a symbol of the capital. It must be visited for three reasons: it is the tallest building in the capital; it offers stunning views of the city; upstairs there is a revolving restaurant for romantics. Berlin TV Tower (Berliner Fernsehturm), photo by Arnaud Martinez The Berlin TV Tower (Berliner Fernsehturm) is located in the city center near Alexanderplatz.
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Palazzo Vecchio
Italy

Palazzo Vecchio

Powerful battlements, the clock tower of the Palazzo Vecchio and David's sculpture by Michelangelo at the entrance are known throughout the world. The old palace was decorated by the most famous Italian masters Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Vasari and Ghirlandaio. The museum’s collection includes Amati and Stradivarius violins. Old Palace (Palazzo Vecchio), photo by Daniela Smerieri Palazzo Vecchio, Romanesque Old Palace in Piazza Signoria - the most important public building in Florence for many centuries.
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Forum Nerves
Italy

Forum Nerves

The Nerve Forum is the smallest among the Imperial forums. But he got the most. At first, the locals took stones from the buildings, then the pope dragged Santa Maria Maggiore to the fountain and temple. And in the 20th century, Mussolini was built on top of its part by Via dei Fori Imperiali. But still beautiful. Forum Nerves (Foro di Nerva) Forum Nerves in ancient Rome Forum Nerves - Transitory (ital.
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Golden House of Nero
Rome

Golden House of Nero

The Golden House of Nero (Domus Aurea) is an imperial residence, occupying the 2nd place in Eurasia in its area (after the Forbidden City in the capital of China - Beijing). History Nero (Nerō Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus) dreamed of the greatest palace in the history of Rome (Roma). However, the center of Rome was built up, and the only opportunity to perpetuate its name was seen in the construction of the palace in the form of a passage (domus transitoria), which would stretch from Palatine (Mons Pălātīnus) to Esquiline Hill (Mons Esquilinus).
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The best bars of Milan with craft beer
Restaurants in Milan

The best bars of Milan with craft beer

In Milan today, about 25 specialized beer bars and pubs are opened, where you can try real craft. The average price of a glass ranges from 5 to 7 euros. Beer "manual brewing" in Italy and Europe is becoming increasingly popular. If until now your opinion about the taste of beer was based on drinks like Heineken, Stella Artois or Baltic 7, then it is time to expand your horizons and try at least the styles of IPA, APA, Imperial Porter, Oatmeal Stout, Red Ale, Saison.
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