Going to Rome, most tourists “want to visit the Vatican” and do not even realize how absurd this phrase sounds. The fact is that the Vatican is almost impossible to visit for tourist purposes, since it is a closed state. However, it is possible to visit some of its parts, each of which has its own visiting procedure. Let’s see what an ordinary tourist can see on the territory of the Vatican City.
St. Peter’s Square
Getting to the Vatican is the easiest way to start from St. Peter’s Square. Admission to it is free at any time and, of course, free. However, this square was conceived as a gate to the Vatican, therefore, according to Bernini’s plan, it resembles a keyhole. Believing Catholics from all over the world gather in this square to attend the papal service and receive his blessing. It is worth paying attention to the huge Continue reading
In August, all of Italy seems to be returning to the past. Almost every city hosts knightly tournaments, theatrical performances, reconstructions of historical events, united by one theme – the Middle Ages. Together with the Italian National Tourism Agency, TURIZM.RU chose the 15 brightest historical holidays to be held during the last month of summer in different Italian provinces.
1. Medieval August
July 30 – August 8, 2016
Ventimiglia (Province of the Empire, Liguria Region)
“Medieval August” is an annual holiday held in the Ligurian town of Ventimiglia. A magnificent sight in Continue reading
New Year around the world is considered a family holiday. But this is also a great opportunity to travel at the expense of a long weekend. Especially for those who will spend abroad from December 31 to January 1, we will tell you what will be waiting for you there, and give some tips on what should be presented as a gift and what should not be given in any case.
On New Year’s Eve, Italians are no longer scattered with old things from the windows, as we used to think. After all, Europe is also in crisis. But the inhabitants of the peninsula still believe that if you put on Continue reading