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The unique trulli of Alberobello

Posted by Cristi On April - 5 - 2016 0 Comment
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Seen from the air, Alberobello resembles a city inhabited by thousands of fairytale gnomes. It is made up of 1,400 trulli houses, each of which is based on a cylindrical ground-plan. All are whitewashed, each is topped with a steep, conical roof built with thousands of small, grey stone slabs. Some trulli are slightly larger  [ Read More ]

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The Palace of Doges – Venice, Italy

Posted by Cristi On November - 9 - 2011 0 Comment
Doges Palace

The Palace of Doges is a well known palace located in Venice, in the northern part of Italy, famous for being the home place of the chief magistrate and the former most important authority of the Venetian Republic, the Doge of Venice. The structure is believed to have been built over the fortified earlier buildings,  [ Read More ]

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San Siro (Stadio Giuseppe Meazza) – Milan, Italy

Posted by Cristi On October - 15 - 2011 0 Comment
San Siro Stadium

San Siro, officially known as Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, is a football stadium situated in Milan (Italy), and the place where Italian clubs F.C. Internazionale Milano and A.C. Milan play their home national and international games. With a current capacity of 80,074 seats, the arena in Lombardy is the largest in Italy. Built in 1925 (and  [ Read More ]

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Bosco Verticale: First “Forest Skyscraper”

Posted by Cristi On October - 13 - 2011 0 Comment
Bosco Verticale Apartments

Bosco Verticale is an ambitious eco project in Milano which suppose to be a vertical forest along with apartments. The tower, designed by Stefano Boeri, will solve two of the most important urban problems: green spaces and surface. Each apartment have some trees planted on their balcony which are meant to regenerate some energy, to  [ Read More ]

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The historic and majestic Colosseum of Rome

Posted by Cristi On October - 6 - 2011 0 Comment
Rome colloseum

The Colosseum is one of the most famous landmarks in Rome, Italy. Emperor Vespasian commissioned it in AD 72 and his son was the one who completed it in AD 80. This impressive building is still recognizable as the majestic feature that it once was, and is located just east of the Roman Forum. The  [ Read More ]

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