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10 Amazing Historical Places in Italy
It took six century to complete Milan Cathedral. The was started in 1386 and the finishing touch was given in 1965. It was built by Bishop Antonio da Saluzzi and was supported by Gian Galeazzo the ruler of Milan. It is located in Piazza del Duomo, Milano MI, Italy.
It was built in 9th century but it was destroyed by a fire and then rebuilted in 10th century. This was the residence of Doge of Venice ( Ruler of Venice ). It was built in Venetian Gothic style by Doge of Venice. It is located in Piazza San Marco, Venice in northern Italy.
It is one the most places famous places in Rome built in the 1st century AD. It was built under the Roman Emperors of Flavian Dynasty. This amphitheater was used for Gladiatorial combats, Spectacles with beasts and the execution of early christianity. It is located in the center of the Rome, Italy.
Leaning Tower of Pisa
The construction was started in 12th Century and was ended in 14th Century. Due to inadequate foundation on one side of ground which was too soft it started tilting during the construction. Later it was stabilized in 20th and early 21st Centuries. It is located in Pisa, Italy
Niccolo II d’Este, Marquis of Ferrara was convinced to build defensive fortress during the revolt in 1385. It was used for defense of nobility in the events of riots. The constructed was started in 1385 and it was completed till Niccolo II d’Este’s death. It is located in Ferrara city of Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
An ancient Roman town which was founded by Oscans in the 7th or 6th Century BC. There was an eruption in 79 AD which destroyed the city, killing thousand of people and buried everything under tons of ash. It is located in province of Naples, Campania of Italy.
The construction started in 1296 and ended in 1436. It is the main church of Florence which was designed by Arnolfo di Cambio and dome engineered by Filippo Brunelleschi. It is located in Piazza del Duomo, Florence of Italy.
The order to built this castle was given by local lord Galeazzo II Visconti in 1358. It was later enlarged by his successors. This castle was reconstructed under the rule of Francesco Sforza in 1450 to turn castle into princely residence. It was in use until 1862. It is located in Piazza Castello, Milano Mi, Italy.
Pantheon is a former Roman Temple built in the reign of Augustus. It was destroyed by huge fire in the year 80 AD then it was rebuilt in 113-125 by Hadrian with some addition. It is located in Piazza della Rotonda, Rome, Italy.
St. Peter’s Basilica
It is the most renowned work of renaissance architecture and the largest church in the world. Construction was started in 1506 and completed in 1626. It is dedicated to Saint Peter. It is located in Citta del Vaticano, Vatican City of Italy.
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