Italy - tourist attractions (page 3)

markerA Pons Fabricius Pons Fabricius (the Fabricius' Bridge) is a bridge located in Rome, Italy. It was built in 62BC. It links an island, Insula Tiberia, situated on the Tiber river, with the main land. Its name originates from the creator of the bridge, Lucius Fabricius. He was a civil servant responsible for road inf... Pons Fabricius - photo
markerB The Colosseum The Colosseum is one of the most famous amphitheaters in the world, is located in the center of Rome between the Basilica of the Lateran, and the Roman Forum. The construction of the Colosseum began between 70 and 72 AD and the opening ceremony took place in 80 AD. At the time the Rome was under the... The Colosseum - photo
markerC The Spanish Stairs The Spanish Stairs are placed in the Spanish Square in Rome, Italy. The official name is Scalinata delle Trinita dei Monti but nowadays they are rarely called this way. The stairs were created between 1723 and 1726 and were designed by Francesco de Sanctis. Roman artists, designing fountains, churc... The Spanish Stairs - photo
markerD Basilica of St. John Lateran The Basilica of St. John Lateran is a cathedral of a bishop of Rome- a pope. It is one of the four major basilicas. The temple used to be a part  of papal residences since 313. After transferring the Holy See to Perugia by Benedict XI and later to Avignon by Clemens V, the Lateran basilica was demo... Basilica of St. John Lateran - photo
markerE San Gimignano San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena,Tuscany, north-central Italy. Known as the Town of Fine Towers, San Gimignano is famous for its medieval architecture, unique in the preservation of about a dozen of its tower houses, which, with its hilltop setting and enci... San Gimignano - photo
markerF The Villa Doria Pamphili The Villa Doria Pamphilij is the biggest park in Rome located on Via Aurelia Antica. It covers the area of 180 hectares. The garden was founded in 1630 by Panfilo Pamphili. The park is floristic-wise diverse, but except interesting plants there are also intriguing buildings and tourist attractions.... The Villa Doria Pamphili - photo
markerG Campo de' Fiori Campo de' Fiori (The Field of Flowers) is a square located near Piazza Navona in Rome. The name comes from a meadow which was situated in that place during the Middle ages, even though it had already been a market. Some try to connect the name with a mistress of Pompeius because he has founded a fam... Campo de' Fiori - photo
markerH Piazza dei Miracoli Piazza dei Miracoli - photo
markerI Piazza del Popolo The Piazza del Popolo is one of the most famous squares in Rome and symbols of the Eternal City. The gate Porta Flaminia, which once was used by those coming from the north, leads to the square. It was created in the 2nd century being a part of the walls of Aurelian. The today's appearance is the s... Piazza del Popolo - photo
markerJ Santa Croce in Gerusalemme The church of Santa Croce in Jerusalem (Basilica di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme) is located on the Lateran Hill in Rome, Italy. The church was built between 337 and 344, during a reconstruction of the imperial palace, therefore it is the so called the imperial church. It was founded by St. Helen. In... Santa Croce in Gerusalemme - photo

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