There are more than ten churches in city center of Genoa. But since I had only a short stay, I only got to visit two of them. Just a few walks from the hotel where stayed, I found the Basilica … Continue reading
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Genoa: By The Sea.
Maybe Columbus was looking out to the sea when curiosity struck him to discover a new land… Being on the seacoast of the Italian Riviera makes Genoa so wonderful. I think any place located along the sea is definitely beautiful. … Continue reading
The Wonderful Genoa.
A couple of days are not enough to spend in Genoa to explore the city – there are lots of interesting places to see. Though the time I spent was so short, I can say that it is such a … Continue reading
Genoa. In Black & White.
This is to introduce the historical port city and the capital of the Region Liguria in northern Italy. It may not be as famous as Rome, Venice, Milan or Florence, but Genoa is a gem that is also most worthy … Continue reading
Verona: More Than Romeo & Juliet.
The Casa di Guilleta or Juliet’s House is probably one of the most visited places in Verona. Thanks to Shakespeare, I think most tourists come to Verona to see this place. It’s a 14TH century house at Via Capello that … Continue reading
By a simple walk around the city, without the knowledge of its history, Verona seems to be an ordinary Italian town. Personally, the only information I had before about the place is that it is the setting of Shakespeare’s very … Continue reading
The Verona Cathedral.
The Verona Cathedral was built in 1117 after two Palaeo-Christian churches were destroyed by an earthquake on the same site. The cathedral’s plan has remained unchanged even after the structures were later modified by several renovations. Famously known in Italian … Continue reading
Venice In Black And White.
According to some experts, by the year 2030 Venice could be ghost town, which would be populated only by the tourists who would visit during the day. This is due to the continuous depopulation that’s happening in the last 50 … Continue reading
Venice: Textures And Structures.
Venice has a rich and diverse architectural style. Although it was not built on the surface of an island, there are over 400 palaces or palazzo that can be found here. These buildings together with the rest of the houses … Continue reading
Venice: Canals And Gondolas.
Nothing best symbolizes Venice but canals and gondolas. These are the means of transportation here together with the other kinds of boats, and the reason the main gates of the houses and buildings are always on the side of the … Continue reading