Thursday, July 19, 2018

Pozzo del Merro

The second deepest known water-filled sinkhole - cave system is located in the vicinities of Rome. Recently none expected that the small lake in...

Siena Cathedral of Santa Maria

One of the most beautiful cathedrals in Italy is Siena Cathedral of Santa Maria. This grand building looks pompous from outside and contains numerous...

Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi

The construction of the Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi caused strife among the followers of Francis of Assisi - the magnificence and luxury of...

Florence Cathedral

There are few buildings with such great importance for world architecture as Florence Cathedral. Many world-famed architects and artisans have built it but Filippo...

Orvieto Cathedral

One of the highest achievements of Italian Gothic art and architecture is Orvieto Cathedral. Few buildings in the world are that ornate, and at...

Milan Cathedral

It took 582 years to build Milan Cathedral. Lives of many priests, architects, stonemasons were (and still are) devoted to this building. Now it...

Grotta dello Smeraldo – Emerald Grotto

Small but interesting is Grotta dello Smeraldo - Emerald Grotto - partly submerged cave in Amalfi Coast, Italy. Sunlight enters the cave indirectly -...

Blue Grotto in Capri

The Blue Grotto in Capri became a sensation among the Romanticists of Europe in the 1830s - mostly thanks to the eerie blue glow...

Ostuni – the White City

When approaching from the Adriatic Sea, Ostuni looks like a mountain of white houses rising from the green olive plantations. This ancient town is...

Wonders of Italy

Most interesting wonders of Italy Below are listed the most amazing natural and man made landmarks of Italy. Natural landmarks Italy has several interesting volcanoes. Stromboli (Sicily)...