Verona is a city with a population of 250 thousand people, known for its long and bloody history. The inhabitants of Verona are proud that more than 200 years ago, on Easter Monday, they drove out the French invaders. The German writer Goethe and the French writers Stendhal and Valerie included Verona in their travel diaries. Roman emperor Julius Caesar spent a lot of time in Verona, admiring its sights.
Verona boasts a rather impressive collection of sights of the Roman era. Let’s start with the Roman amphitheater – the third largest in Italy. This building, 140 meters long and 110 meters wide, accommodated up to 25,000 spectators on 44 rows of marble benches. While only fragments remained from the outer walls, the inner part was almost completely preserved. Fairs are often held in this Continue reading
Milan has long been considered one of the centers of world fashion, and this title is well deserved. After all, there are much more stylish things sold here than in any other city, while the suburbs of Milan are full of various factories and outlets that offer good discounts all year round. Yes, and in ordinary stores in Milan, prices for products of well-known brands will be significantly lower than in Russia, let alone the sales season, when even an expensive branded item can be bought at 30-50-70% cheaper. In addition, when purchasing goods in Milan stores, you can be sure of their originality, there is no Chinese consumer goods here. Well, to make purchases among the historical monuments of the city is a double pleasure!
Opening hours of Milan stores
Most stores in Milan are open from 9-9: 30 to 19.30, lunch break from 13.00 to 15.30, but there is no Continue reading
In Italy there is a huge variety of museums, among them there are those that are dedicated not to the masterpieces of architecture and art, but to ordinary food products. Food for Italians is not just filling the stomach with food, it is a whole ritual, enjoying the taste, traditions, discovering unique combinations of products that are grown in the country. In museums in Italy devoted to food, you can not only try a certain product, but also find out the history of its occurrence, the secrets of its preparation and even unknown facts about a seemingly familiar product.
National Museum of Pasta
Italy can not be imagined without pasta, therefore, in the center of Rome, the world’s only National Museum of Pasta was opened. In the 11 halls of the museum you can follow the whole process of turning Continue reading