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
Italy is a country of interest, inheriting amazing cultural, historical, architectural values. Italy is a country of medieval castles, stunning works of art, architectural and historical wonders.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a visiting card of the city of Pisa. It is part of the architectural ensemble in the Square of Miracles. It was originally built as a bell tower. She is famous for being tilted away from her axis. The deviation becomes more than 1 mm each year, and now it is already more than 5 m. But the tower is a rather strong structure, it even survived an earthquake and is now open for visitors. In addition to the unnatural slope, this attraction and the entire ensemble of buildings on the Square of Miracles is a world masterpiece of Italian medieval architecture. Continue reading