Italy is situated in South Central Europe. It is a mixture of culture, history, food wine, lakes, beaches and mountains. It doesn’t matter if you are a beach lover or mountain lover. Italy has a plenty of things to offer the tourists from all over the world. Every region of Italy has their ‘famous delicious cuisines which make your trip so special. Therefore, It is an ideal destination to be in the list of every traveler.
Rome is the center of administration of Italy. It is the religion of the Roman empire that administrated the European region for a long ages. Rome is famous for its architecture, ancient churches, Gardens, fountains, statues, bridges, catacombs and so on. It has a great impact on music history in entire Italy. Rome is one of the significant landing place for travelers and visitors. Rome has around 7 to 10 million tourist per annum. There are so many luxury fashion houses, boutiques and jewellery shops in the Rome. Ancient Roman cuisine is speciality of Rome.
Places to visit in Rome
I. Vatican City
The main attraction of Vatican city is the Vatican Palace. To Section inside the Vatican Palace, Saint Peter’s Basilica and Saint Peter’s square, which are in area managed by the Pope in ancient times. There are lots of things to explore in the landmarks of Vatican City.
II. The Pantheon
The Pantheon is 2000 years ancient center Monument of Roman antiquity. It is the best example of the mastery of Roman builders. I would recommend you to visit this place to see the interior architecture of Roman.
III. Trevi Fountain
Trevi fountain is the 17th centuries Masterpiece which attracts the people to visit the Rome. It is considered as the largest fountain of the city. The Fountain was constructed by Nicolo Salvi between 1732 and 175. Trevi made against the wall of the Dukes of poli palace. When I visited Trevi, the large basin of Fountain was filled with coins.
IV. Santa Maria Maggiore
One of the ancient church of Rome built in 4th century. Santa Maria Maggiore, the Majestic church in Rome is the best place to have a look at the ancient history of Rome.
Venice is the metropolitan area of Italy. It is popular as “The city of canals“, “The floating city“, and “The city of water and Bridges“. Venice has wealthy history in Literature. Venetian architecture is the speciality, which attracts the tourist. Gothic style is the famous and rich architectural style in Venice. The Carnival Of Venice is the festival of Venice held annually.While visiting Venice, you will hear music everywhere playing in the streets or in people’s houses.
Places to visit in Venice
I. Saint Mark’s Basilica
Saint Mark’s Basilica is Venice’s world recognized Church. The vibrant Golden altarpiece, the pala d’ oro, was started by artist in 12th century. I am sure that you cannot take your eyes off from this wonderful landmark.
II. Pizza San Marco
The biggest square of the city. It is a place where even local gathers, meet with the friends and have a cup of coffee. You also have a chance to communicate with natives. You can also take the guided tour of this site to know more about the swirls, mosaics and lay stones.
III. Canal Grande(Grand Canal)
The heart of the Venice, Italy. The Grand Canal connecting Pizza San Marco to Rialto Bridge. It is 3.8 km in length. Grand Canal is one of the most romantic place to visit in Venice.
The town in Italy contains plenty of museums, art galleries and popular landmarks. The ancient Florence was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982. The natives of Florence mostly talk in florentine. Travelers do visit the city of Florence because of the art, literature and famous cuisine of Florence.
Places to visit in Florence
I. Uffizi Palace and Gallery
Uffizi ‘s Palace is the world’s top Art Museum. I am definitely sure that if you are not art lover then also, you will enjoy this beautiful place. You will learn how painters of Florence change the Western art during 14th to 16th century. Tribuna is the place for display of the costly paintings and jewels of Florence.
II. Ponte Vecchio
Ponte Vecchio is worldwide famous icon of Florence. The bridge is the place for goldsmiths and jewellery shops. The motto of the construction of this Bridge is to link the both sides of our Arno. You are able to see the beautiful portraits made by the artists on the walls.
III. Pitti Palace(Palazzo Pitti)
Pitti Palace has a multiple things to offer you. You are able to spend your whole day at Pitti Palace to see the florentine museums, history, Royal apartments and Gardens. The best place to check out, is the spectacular and spacious rooms of Royal apartments.
IV. Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria novella is the Dominican church of Florence. Check out the imitating Windows, beautiful curving, historic pharmacy where they sell Herbs. It is the great artwork present in Florence from 14th century.
Milan is the urban area in Italy which is the capital of fashion and design. Milan is the city which is developed in the field of Healthcare, finance, art, entertainment, tourism and education. Famous for the Milan fashion week and Milan furniture fair. It is the place which is visited by 8 million overseas visitors every year. It is the city of performing arts, music and Opera.
Places to visit in Milan
I. Milan Cathedral(II Duomo)
Milanese people call this place”II Dumo”. The world ‘s largest church which have a capacity to hold up to 40,000 people. This church made using the famous Gothic architectural style. It has 2245 marble statues outside the church. It was started to built in 14th century and completed around 1800s. Put this place in your list while traveling Milan, Italy.
II. Pinacoteca Di Brera
Between 1651 and 1773, it was considered as a Jesuit college. However since 1776, it was recognised as the Academy of Fine Arts. Pinacoteca Di Brera contains library and observatory. There are many art and painting galleries for displays. Raphael’s Marriage of the virgin is the popular picture in the gallery.
III. Opera at Teatro alla scala
It is one of the reputable Opera House in the world. This is a place for composers and singers. If you are a music lover then do give a small visit to this place. This Opera House contains theater with 2800 seats.The house is open for events during the early December to late May.You will able to see the costumes of any performances.
Pisa is a town in Italy. It is known because of the iconic Leaning Tower. Nessiah is the favorite Jewish cultural festival in Pisa held in November. Pisa is the place filled with museums, educational institutions, Palaces, towers and villas. Football is the famous sport of Pisa.
Places to visit in Pisa
I. Leaning Tower of Pisa
Every visitor who visits Pisa, firstly come to this place. It is undoubtedly the world’s famous Tower. It was built in 1173. You are able to see the slight curve in the tower because of the attempts of from so many Architects to make it perfect.
A large rectangular cloister, which is open into courtyard. The walls were made during 14 to 15 century. The fresco most famous painting of artist, specifying every details of compositions.
At Pisa, you can also explore Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, Baptistery, Campo Santo, Santa Maria Della Spina, Palazzo Blu and so on.
Verona is a Metropolis in Italy. It is world wide famous because of Shakespeare’s love story of Romeo and Juliet took place here. It is one of the most romantic City among the other cities of Italy. Verona has recognized as the UNESCO World Heritage site. Verona is well known City for medieval architecture. Shakespeare’s play attracts the tourist from all over the world to Verona.
Places to visit in Verona
I. Basilica Of San Zeno Maggiore
It is consider as the finest building in Verona, Italy. The interior of the building contain Timber roof and Romanesque capitals. Don’t forget to see the bronze doors at the enter Gate to know about the Biblica and secular scenes.
II. Piazza Dells Erbe
The middle part of Verona. There is a site of Roman forum, which is a now fruit and vegetable market. There are so many shopping streets at the opposite end of pedestrianized Via Mancini. so, here is a place for all this shopaholics.
III. San Fermo Maggiore
The Ancient San Fermo Moggiore built in the 8th century then changed recent structure in 11th century.
Amalfi is a city in Italy’s Southwest coast. It is well known for the Amalfi coast. You can come to the Amalfi from the nearest airport, salerno Costa d’ Amalfi airport.
Places to visit in Amalfi
Positano is a town in Amalfi. It is a great place to take a walk tour to look the native peoples life. You can rent rowbots, pedal boats, Sail boats on the beach.You can sit at the cafes and bars and just relax.
Ravello is surrounded by lush Gardens and parks. You will able to see plenty of churches in this old town. You will able to Cathedral of San Pantaleone, made in 1086. After visiting Ravello, you can walk down back to the Amalfi enjoy the breathtaking views of lemongrass. The walk will take your 90 minutes.
III. Villa Rufolo
The villa constructed in 13th century. At the ground of villa Rufolo, concerts and summer Music Festival are organised and the other portion is used for art exhibits. Villa’s gardens and terrace view will make you wonderstruck.
Siena is the Metropolitan area in Tuscany region of Italy. It is a popular tourist destination with around 163000 Overseas travelers. Horse race is one of the attraction in the city, which is held twice a year. On the other side, Siena is also famous for cuisine, art, literature, museums and cityscape. centro storico, is the historical old town in Siena. So, make yourself ready for lots of walking.
Places to visit in Siena
I. Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta
Cathedral of Santa Maria assunta is the example of Gothic architecture. The church is covered by the dark and light marble. The cathedral is a Masterpiece of Art from ancient time. Italy’s spectacular paintings, silver work, wood carvings and stained glass art shows the wealthy history of Italy.
II. Piazza Del Campo
The special feature of Siena ‘s old town is Pizza Del campo. The unity and harmony make Pizza Del Campo city’s finest square. The harmonious effect of the Pisa Del campo is largely because the houses opposite the palazzo pubblico are in a similar style to the palazzo.
III. Horse race(II Palio)
Horse race held on July 2nd and August 16, twice a year. The race takes place in Pisa Del campo. There are 10 horses with their Riders, compete with each other for a Silk price benner. This race was begun in 1500s. If you are planning to visit the Siena during the horse race then make sure to reserve your seat well in advance.
I hope, you are now ready to make your next trip to Italy!