Vatican Museums

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Nov 212016
 
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Vatican Museums

Vatican Museums contain an enormous collection of priceless art.The immense collection was built up by the popes, starting from Pope Julius II in early sixteenth century. The popes were among Continue reading »

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Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican

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Oct 242016
 
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St. Peter’s Basilica

St. Peter’s Basilica is the largest church in the world. Italy’s greatest architects built it in the Vatican over a period of a hundred years. The church was built during the period 1506–1626. Saint Peter, the chief apostle of Jesus Christ, Continue reading »

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Basilica di Santa Maria Sopra Minerva

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Oct 172016
 
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Interior of the Basilica

Basilica di Santa Maria Sopra Minerva is a major Roman Catholic church in the historic centre of Rome. It is built at the site of an ancient temple of the Roman goddess Continue reading »

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Top Six Attractions of Florence

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Jul 182016
 
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Il Duomo

Florence is a romantic town with narrow streets and heritage buildings. It is thronged by visitors who are treated to masterpieces of Continue reading »

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A Visit to Accademia Gallery in Florence

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Jun 272016
 
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A Crowd Around David

Accademia Gallery is an art museum in Florence, Italy. The star attraction in the museum is the original Michelangelo’s sculpture, David.  There are other Continue reading »

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Roman Colosseum

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Apr 262016
 

The Colosseum was an icon of the Roman Empire. It was a symbol of Roman military might and built by slaves. What struck me at first sight was the gigantic size of the arena. It is an architectural marvel. It must have been quite a place when gladiators and wild animals fought to death.

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Roman Amphitheatre

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General Reflections on Italy

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Apr 182016
 
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St. Peter’s Basilica

We were in Italy for five days, in Rome and Florence. Here are some observations from our visit.

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