Italy

People Square

Piazza del Popolo is a beautiful large square surrounded by churches, fountains and with a huge Egyptian obelisk in the center, which describes the acts of Pharaoh Ramses. Be sure to take a walk here in the evening when the square is beautifully illuminated. People's Square (Piazza del Popolo), photo by Flavio CDC People's Square (Piazza del Popolo) has always occupied an important place in the life of the Romans.
Cities of Italy

Genoa airport and how to get to the city

As a rule, Genoa is not the final destination: most tourists come here to go to the Ligurian coast, ski resorts in Northern Italy or on a tour of the cities of the Apennine peninsula. However, whatever the purpose of the trip, for most travelers, Genoa starts at Christopher Columbus International Airport.
Society

Photo of the day: wild boar travels by tram in Rome

Italy is a wonderland! What you will not see here. But residents of the capital recently encountered a real wild boar ... in public transport. Judging by the photo in which the animal is captured, it traveled in a tram near Trastevere. The image of the black pig instantly scattered across the Web, making him a celebrity.
Society

Pope's Twitter Twitter revives dead language

Twitter of Pope Francis in Latin is gaining more and more popularity: more than 211 thousand people read the Pope’s wise sayings in the so-called “dead language” of the Ancient Roman Empire. His main followers are students. Dead Language "This is the beginning of a new life for a dead language," says the British magazine Times.
Italian brands

Manfrotto brand - tripods from Italy

Manfrotto is a world-famous brand of Italian origin, which specializes in the production of photo and video equipment, accessories and devices necessary for it. Currently, the company is developing successfully, improving its technology and innovation. Its products are presented not only in Italy, but also in a number of European countries, including Russia, as well as in the USA.
Society

Rome police answered three calls about mined buildings

Today, the Roman carabinieri answered three anonymous calls with a message about the mining of several buildings at once in the very center of the capital of Italy. At about 9 am local time, the first signal came to the emergency number in Rome. The man, who did not introduce himself, said that two bombs were planted in the building of the Court of Cassation.

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Abruzzo

Teramo

Teramo is the capital of the province of the same name in the Abruzzo region. The population of the city is 55 thousand people, and it is located 200 km northeast of Rome. In the north and west, the province of Teramo borders on the Marche and Lazio regions. They are separated by the Monti della Laga mountain range (Monti della Laga), which belongs to the Abruzzo Apennines.
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Excursions in Rome in Russian: 5 most popular | 2019
Cities of Italy

Excursions in Rome in Russian: 5 most popular

Rome is one of the richest excursion cities in the world. To at least somehow streamline my understanding of which excursions in Rome in Russian deserve attention in the first place, I turned to the familiar guide Lele and asked her to highlight the 5 most interesting. You can find out details and free dates for walking from Lela herself - her contact is under the article, and she answers pretty quickly.
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Traditions, celebrity guests and winners of the San Remo Festival | 2019
Italy for everyone

Traditions, celebrity guests and winners of the San Remo Festival

The Sanremo Song Festival, with its rich history spanning more than half a century, has become a kind of symbol of Italy. His stage was the first serious step for dozens of young and talented performers, who subsequently received recognition not only in Italy, but also far beyond its borders. Blogoitaliano has already talked about the history of the San Remo Festival, its dates and venue here.
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Romantic road - a popular route | 2019
Germany

Romantic road - a popular route

Germany has many interesting places and popular routes. Romantic road - the most famous tourist route in Germany. The "Road of the Romantics" stretches from Main through Franconia, Bavarian Swabia and Upper Bavaria to the alpine peaks. Romantic road, Ausburg. Germany has many interesting places and popular routes.
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Army of Italy | 2019
Interesting about Italy

Army of Italy

The army of Italy, like any other country, is called upon to protect the state from external and internal threats and attacks on independence and freedom. How successful were the armed forces of the Italian Republic? History The Italian army arose in 1861 - at the same time as the Italian Kingdom of the Apennine Peninsula existed at that time: Sardinia, the Neapolitan and Sicilian kingdoms, Lombardy, the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, the duchies of Parma and Modena.
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Hospitalized former leader of the Democratic Party of Italy | 2019
Politics

Hospitalized former leader of the Democratic Party of Italy

Pier Luigi Bersani, who was at the helm of the Democratic Party of Italy until April 2013, was urgently hospitalized on Sunday in an extremely difficult situation. The day before yesterday morning, a 62-year-old politician himself appeared in a local hospital in the city of Piacenza complaining of poor health, and in particular, a severe headache.
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The best beaches of Rimini and the surrounding area | 2019
Trip planning

The best beaches of Rimini and the surrounding area

The most famous seaside resort on the Adriatic coast, Rimini is a favorite vacation spot not only for Italians, but also for tourists from all over the world. The coast of the resort is about 15 kilometers of magnificent beaches with soft golden sand, conventionally divided into 10 areas. The first official beach in Rimini was opened in the middle of the XIX century, now there are more than two hundred of them.
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Column of Marcus Aurelius in Rome | 2019
Italy for everyone

Column of Marcus Aurelius in Rome

The monumental column of Marcus Aurelius is one of the best preserved echoes of ancient Rome in the center of the Italian capital. It was erected at the end of the 2nd century AD to perpetuate the emperor’s victories in the Markoman War, and today it adorns the Column Square named after her. The total height of the column is almost 42 meters, which makes it the highest in Rome, despite the fact that at the end of the 16th century it was noticeably deepened into the ground for stability.
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Palazzo Pitti in Florence
Florence

Palazzo Pitti in Florence

Walking around Florence, go to the southern bank of the Arno River through Ponte Vecchio. Then slowly walk along the Gvichchardini street. And you will not notice how the road leads you to Pitti Square. It is on it that one of the largest and most magnificent palaces of Florence is located - the Palazzo Pitti.
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How I drank Kölsch beer part 2
Germany

How I drank Kölsch beer part 2

Now only about the most basic, about him, about Kölsch beer. You can taste aroma and exquisite taste only by visiting Cologne or the nearby city of Bonn. Light sparkling beer with an alcohol content of up to 4.7% should not be transported for a long time, from which its qualities can be lost forever.
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Kraco: ghost town in Italy
Basilicata

Kraco: ghost town in Italy

In southern Italy, near Matera, there is an amazing ghost town. Since the 60s of the last century, no one has been living here, but it seems that the townspeople left here only yesterday ... The noise of trees in the distance, the soft breath of the breeze, the twitter of birds and the chirp of cicadas rising from the neighboring village - such sounds accompany the incredible peace of this place.
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Which hotel to choose in Syracuse by the sea?
Syracuse

Which hotel to choose in Syracuse by the sea?

Advise a hotel in Syracuse on the seafront with its own beach? How to choose? Where to live? How much is it? Today, we will learn how to independently choose and book a hotel in one of the most popular resort towns on the island of Sicily. Syracuse - the town is not big, you can walk around in 30 minutes, so it is logical to look for a hotel closer to the sea.
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Restaurant Trattoria del Sale in Sicily
Restaurants in Sicily

Restaurant Trattoria del Sale in Sicily

After an excursion to the salt museum, we stayed for lunch with Mario and Antonella in the restaurant, which is located in the same building as the museum on the beach, 10 km from Trapani. The location is both a minus and a plus of this place, since getting there is only possible by personal car. But on the other hand, having rendered in this authentic family restaurant, you have excellent chances to burst from gluttony.
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Why Italians hate summer
Interesting about Italy

Why Italians hate summer

Despite the fact that Italy is famous for its hot sun, its inhabitants are often very negative about the arrival of summer. And the matter is not only in the increasing flow of tourists and unbearable heat, but also in the huge number of mosquitoes, the lack of places on the beaches where Italians risk being unnoticed against the background of more athletic visitors.
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Church of St. Maximilian in Dusseldorf
Germany

Church of St. Maximilian in Dusseldorf

One of the oldest and most famous among the pilgrims of the Catholic churches is the Church of St. Maximilian. It was attended by such famous people as Heinrich Heine, and the composer Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdi, Robert Schumann, served. Organ of St. Maximilian Church, photo CGilles7 One of the oldest and most famous pilgrims of the Catholic churches is the Church of St. Maximilian (St.
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