San Miniato al Monte
San Miniato al Monte (The Abbey of San Miniato al Monte) is situated at one of the highest points in the city of Florence, Tuscany. Many people refer to this building as one of the most beautiful churches in all of Italy. It is a fine example of Romanesque architecture and is truly, a... Read more
Santa Maria della Spina Chruch Pisa
Santa Maria della Spina is a small church, built in Gothic style, in the city of Pisa, Tuscany. Initially, the church was given the name Santa Maria di Pontenovo, when it was constructed in the year 1230. The name was changed to Spina which means thorn, due to the presence of a thorn on... Read more
Piazza Santa Croce Florence
Florence is a city in Tuscany, Italy, which is famous for being a major tourist destination. Most Italian towns and cities are built with a number of central squares or piazzas, around which other buildings have been constructed. One of the main squares in this amazing and busy city is the Piazza Santa Croce (Square... Read more
Saint Domenico Church Siena
Basilica di San Domenico is one of the churches in Siena, Tuscany, which holds extreme significance for its people. It is often referred to as Basilica Cateriniana. The church is magnificent in the simplicity of its design and architecture. Construction on this famous church was started early, in the 13th century. However, in the... Read more
Chiesa di San Michele in Foro Lucca
The Chiesa di San Michele in Foro (Church of San Michele in Foro), is one of the most beautiful and enchanting historical structures of the city of Lucca. It is a Roman Catholic Church which was built over the remains of the ancient Roman forum. Until 1370, the church was the seat of the... Read more
Piazza dei Cavalieri Pisa
Piazza dei Cavalieri (Knights' Square), is an important landmark in Italy, being one of the squares of Pisa. A political centre in medieval times, the place holds significance due to the fact that it used to be the headquarters of the Order of the Knights. The Knights of St. Stephen built this society in... Read more
Bargello Museum Florence
Museo Nazionale del Bargello (Bargello Museum) is a famous art museum in Florence, Italy. Previously it used to serve as a barrack and prison, but now it is just a museum containing some of the most impressive artifacts, which have extreme historical significance. It is also referred to as the Bargello palace or Palazzo... Read more
Torre del Mangia e Palazzo Pubblico Siena
Palazzo Pubblico (Public Palace) is situated in central Italy, in the Tuscan city of Siena. It is located in the heart of Piazza del Campo. It was built after the order of its construction was given by the Nine; a council consisting of merchants and bankers whose sole purpose was to govern Siena, in... Read more
Camposanto Monumentale Pisa
The Camposanto Monumentale (monumental cemetery), is also known as the Camposanto Vecchio or “old cemetery”. It is one of the most important historical edifice, located in the northern side of the Piazza dei Miracoli (the Cathedral Square), in Pisa, Italy. The Campo Santo is also known as the “holy field”, on account t of its... Read more
Piazza Anfiteatro Lucca Tuscany
Piazza Anfiteatro or the Amphitheatre Square is located in the heart of the Tuscan city of Lucca, in Italy; and is aptly named after the Roman amphitheatre on the remains of which it was created. The original amphitheater existed in this location since the 2nd century and the square developed from the Middle Ages... Read more