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Sistine Chapel (İtaly)

Sistine Chapel (İtaly)

The Papal Chapel which is incorporated into the complex of the Apostolic Palace (the official residence of the Pope) is one of the most visited places in Vatican City. It is there where the Papal Conclave meets and where new popes are elected. The insides 

Villa d’Este (İtaly)

Villa d’Este (İtaly)

If you visit Rome, you should not miss this Renaissance villa in Tivoli. It was built in the second half of the 16th century by the Este family and it is a truly unique and remarkable place to visit. While the villa itself is definitely 

Mount Vesuvius (İtaly)

Mount Vesuvius (İtaly)

Mount Vesuvius is a somma-stratovolcano located on the Gulf of Naples in Campania, Italy, about 9 km east of Naples and a short distance from the shore. It is one of several volcanoes which form the Campanian volcanic arc. Vesuvius consists of a large cone 

Piazza del Campo (İtaly)

Piazza del Campo (İtaly)

Fall in love with the historic heart of Siena where you can find a popular tourist spot – a beautiful shell-like medieval square paved with red bricks. Often considered to be one of the most picturesque squares in Italy, this piazza was established as early 

Grand Canal (İtaly)

Grand Canal (İtaly)

The largest canal in Venice which secures more than a half of all water transport in Venice. It runs from San Mark Basin and ends in the lagoon. It is nearly four kilometers long (its width differs). You can travel up and down the canal 

Giotto’s Campanile (İtaly)

Giotto’s Campanile (İtaly)

Part of the cathedral complex, the free-standing bell tower in Piazza del Duomo was designed in Gothic style by Giotto di Bondone, a well-known Italian painter and architect. Andrea Pisano continued with Giotto’s work after his death and the construction was finished by Francesco Talenti, 

La Scala (İtaly)

La Scala (İtaly)

Possibly the most famous opera and ballet theater in the world is an interesting thing to see even if you are not an opera lover. It was opened in 1778 (after the former theater burned down) and its full name was Nuovo Regio Ducal Teatro 

Vittorio Emanuele II  (İtaly)

Vittorio Emanuele II (İtaly)

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, a huge shopping arcade in the heart of Milan (and also one of the oldest ones in the world), is a great place to visit even if you are not a shopaholic hunting for the latest Milan fashion. The 19th-century neoclassical 

Sforza Castle (İtaly)

Sforza Castle (İtaly)

The 15th century Renaissance castle, surrounded by the massive walls and located in the center of Milan, was built by the Duke of Milan (Francesco Sforza) as his residence. Today, it houses many interesting museums (e.g. The Museum of Ancient Art, the Egyptian Museum, the 

Lake Garda (İtaly)

Lake Garda (İtaly)

Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy. It is a popular holiday location located in northern Italy, about halfway between Brescia and Verona, and between Venice and Milan on the edge of the Dolomites. Glaciers formed this alpine region at the end of the