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
Monteriggioni Tuscany
Monteriggioni is a town located in the province of Siena in Tuscany, Italy. This town was built in the 13th century, overlooking the Cassia Road running adjacent to the city. It borders with the cities of Castellina in Chianti, Casole d’Elsa, Colle Val d’Elsa, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Sovicille and Poggibonsi. It is a medieval walled town... 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
Campanile di Giotto Florence
Campanile di Giotto Firenze (Giotto’s Bell Tower) is a tower near the cathedral of Florence, Santa Maria del Fiore, situated in Piazza del Duomo, Italy. It is one of the best examples of Gothic architecture and is located near other architectural masterpieces like Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore and the Baptistery of St.... Read more
San Lorenzo Church Florence
San Lorenzo church, also known as Basilica di San Lorenzo (Basilica of St. Lawrence) is located at the centre of Florence city’s main square. It is one of the largest and oldest churches in all of Italy, and holds extreme significance due to the fact that most of the high ranking members of the... Read more
Battistero Pisa
Battistero di Pisa (Baptistry of Pisa) is one of the tallest religious buildings in Pisa, Italy. It is situated in Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles). It was constructed between the years 1152-1363, and was built in place of an already existing baptistery. Surrounding this imposing and impressively structured baptistery are the famous buildings... Read more
Piazza della Cisterna San Gimignano
Piazza della Cisterna (Cistern Square) is a piazza in San Gimignano, in the Tuscan region of Italy. It is triangular is shape and has a natural incline to it. Connected to the town’s largest square, Piazza del Duomo through an open passage, this piazza is entirely paved with brick and is surrounded on all... Read more
Duomo di Siena
Duomo di Siena (Siena Cathedral) is one of the most beautifully designed churches in all of Siena. It has been designed in Gothic style of the medieval Italian era. From the time it was built, the church has been dedicated to the Roman Catholic Marian church and currently to Santa Maria Assunta (Lady of... Read more