I Dream Of Italia

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The Boboli Gardens, Florence, ItalyThe Boboli GardensFlorence, ItalyView of the Palazzo Pitti and the Florentine skyline, with the Appenine foothills in the distance. [Another #Architecture - al marvel of Florence]Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence, ItalyLoggia dei LanziFlorence, Italy"Perseus with the head of Medusa" Benvenuto Cellini 1545 [The detail to be found in the #Architecture around Florence is an entire museum of art...Piazza della Signoria, Florence, ItalyPiazza della SignoriaFlorence, ItalyEquestrian statue of Cosimo I Giambologna 1598 Lorenzo gets all the press, but his great-grandson, Cosimo I, may have had a greater impact on the...Fontana del Porcellino, Florence, ItalyFontana del PorcellinoFlorence, ItalyI keep forgetting about this guy. The legend has it that, if you put a coin in his mouth and he swallows it, you're destined to return to Florence....Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, Florence, ItalyChurch and Museum of OrsanmicheleFlorence, ItalySan Luca Giambologna 1597-1602 One thing to love about Florence, and also, almost universally, all of Italy as well, is that you can't put one foot...Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, ItalyCathedral of Santa Maria del FioreFlorence, ItalyThe effect is overpowering, and the first time you see it up close you will walk around it in awe and more than likely in absolute silence. While,...The Baptistery of St. John, Florence, ItalyThe Baptistery of St. JohnFlorence, ItalyBuilt between 1059 and 1128, the battistero has seen the likes of Dante and the Medici family pass through its doors for their baptismal rites. But...Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, ItalyCathedral of Santa Maria del FioreFlorence, ItalyFacade of the Duomo at sunset [It has to be considered among the world's finest #Architecture - al treasures]Basilica di San Lorenzo, Florence, ItalyBasilica di San LorenzoFlorence, ItalyI was going to talk about how this is one of the oldest churches in Florence, consecrated at the end of the fourth century in 393 AD. And of what...Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, Florence, ItalyBasilica of Santa Croce in FlorenceFlorence, ItalyLet's go back a bit, shall we? The year is 1211 AD, and a certain young gentleman from Assisi passes through Florence on his way to Naples. It...Baretto Gallese, Genoa, ItalyBaretto GalleseGenoa, ItalyIl Baretto Gallese is a premium sandwich shop that has been vending panini to the Genovese for close to sixty years. But don't think of "Subway" or...Altare della Patria, Rome, ItalyAltare della PatriaRome, ItalyThis is the official name of the "Monumento nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II," also known as "Vittoriano," or simply "la torta nuziale" (wedding...
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