Visiting Italy

Dayne Capaldi

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Italy is popular because of all the art and culture that resides there. Italy is also a tourist attraction. This magnificent country has some great buildings to like the leaning tower of Pisa, and the Spanish steps. Italy would be a great place to visit.

Pantheon

Pantheon is church in Italy that was created during the reign of Augustus. Pantheon was created to worship every god. Pantheon means every divinity. Pantheon was built by Emperor Hadrian.

Coliseum

The coliseum is located in the center of Rome. The coliseum was created by the Roman emperor Vaspasian. Construction started 70AD and opened in 80AD. It's original name is the Flavian Amphitheater.

Trevi Fountain

The Trevi Fountain is located in the center of Rome. Construction started 1732. It was opened in 1762. It was designed by Nicola Salvi. It was completed by Pietro Bracci.
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Spanish Steps

The Spanish Steps are a set of stairs in Italy. It consists of 135 steps. It is a major tourist attraction. It was opened in 1725.
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Pompeii

It was once a safisticated Roman city. It is in the province of Naples. Mt Vesuvius erupted and took out the town. It is in ruins now.
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Almafi Coast

It is in the province of Salerno. It's in the Campania region. Sorrintine Peninsula is where it's at. It is a popular holiday destination.
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Vatican Museums

Founded in 1506. It's a museum in Vatican City. The founder was pope Julius the second. It is located in Italy.
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St. Peters

It's a basilica. It's a historic place. Holds up to 20000 worshipers. It's located in Italy.
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Catacombs

There underground burial places. They began in the second country. The catacombs are important to art history. Some were found recently.
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Roman forum

It's a historical place. It's rectangular. It's surrounded by a group of other important buildings. The buildings around them are in ruins.
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Piazza Navona

It's a piazza in Rome. Built in first century AD. Follows stadium form. It was built on top of a stadium.
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leaning tower of Pisa

It's a tower. It's in Italy. It's in Pisa. It functions as a bell tower.
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Florence cathedral

It's in Italy. The main church in Italy. Opened on mar rich 25th. Construction started 1294.
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Palazzo pitti

Functions as a museum. It's in Italy. South side of river. Renaissance architecture.
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Milan Cathedral

It's in Italy. It's a cathedral. It's in Milan. Opened in 1965.
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Where and why

Leaning tower of Pisa to see everyone look like ants at the bottom.