Not only has the river city Venice or Colosseum, this boot – shaped country also has the extremely famous attractions that you can’t miss.
8 places to visit when traveling to Italy
Located in the Mediterranean region, Italy attracts many visitors by warm weather around the year, towering green vineyards, blue beaches and famous pasta dishes. Furthermore, each city in Italy has the unique ancient architecture making you relentlessly astounded when watching.
1. The Colosseum
The arena in Rome was completed in 80 ad and used as the place organized for the competitions in martial artist with a capacity up to 80000 people. Today, this is the place to welcome millions of visitors every year come to admire the most unique architecture in the world.
The Colosseum is also considered as historical Museum. Under construction is also a labyrinth of underground tunnels used to transport animals and Gladiators to the arena. A part of the tunnel was opened for visitors.
2. The church of Florence Cathedral
Designed by two famous architects Lorenzo Ghiberti and Filippo Brunelleschi in 1367, Florence Cathedral (Florence) features with a unique dome shape according to the Gothic style. Some sculptures are dedicated to the Church asPieta of Michelangelo, Lunettes of Luca della Robbia moved to the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo Museum, visitors can still admire many exellent art structures here.
In addition, Florence is located in the Tuscany region of Italy, which is famous for towering vineyards.So, when you come here, don’t forget to take the time to visit the factories producing local wine and enjoy the renowned wines.
3. Grand Cannal
Sitting on the Gondolas boat and leisurely down the Grand Canal in Venice is one of the most romantic pleasure when traveling to Italy. Along the Canal you will admire the Rialto Bridge, one of the most typical scenery of Venice.
To Canal in September, you can witness the annual boat race.
4. The Amalfi Coast
The Amalfi coastlocated along the southern Italy is considered a sunny paradise in the Mediterranean region. Amalfi attracts visitors with stunning stone beaches, fresh seafood and unique architecture. This beach has become the scene of many films and television programs.
The towns in Amalfi are built on hillsides or protruding from the cliff. Driving along the zigzag path surrounding the townwith view to the sea is a memorable experience for visitors. In addition, the Positano, Capri and Pompeii towns buried famously under the ashes of a volcano erupted in 79 BC are also the sights not to be missed.
5. The Basilica of St. Mark
Tourists traveling Italy spend the time to visit the Cathedral of St. Markin Venice, admire the ancient architecture and stunning mosaics paintings and other priceless artifacts. If there is time to wander any squares outside the Cathedral, you should sit down and see each lovely pigeon flocks.
6. The Pisa leaning tower of Pisa
Travel Italy you don’t visitPisa to see the leaning tower is considered not to go to Italy. The tower was started to build in the 12th century but due to construction on the ground sunk so the new tower has had leaning characteristic shape. Before the threat of collapsing, many attempts to save the leaning tower was made from 1964-2008. At present, the tower has been stabilized and there is approximately 3.9 degrees tilt.
7. Trevi Fountain
One of the most magnificent fountain in Rome, the Trevi is as a delicate sculpture, with the statues of Neptune God, the God of Tritons, seahorse, maidens were carved from limestone and Carrara marble.
Trevi is also known for throwing coins down to the Lake to pray lucks, love, health. According to legend, if you want to return to Rome, you take a turn and throw a coin into the lake water.
8. The Vesuvius volcano
Vesuvisus volcano in the Gulf of Naples is famous for the historic eruption in 79 ad, destroyed the ancient city of Pompeli and Herrculaneum. This is the only volcano on the European mainland.Although today the volcano is still active but tourists can still visit when going to a nearby National Park, visiting the volcanic peaks and looking at the crater.