Silvia Donati, a native Bolognese writer takes us on a tour of Bologna’s porticoes, recently inscribed by Unesco onto its World Heritage list.
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Creating a shared framework in the serial World Heritage property of Mantua and Sabbioneta (Italy); Monica Bedini; Unesco
Europe’s cultural powerhouse, Italy, is the leader in UNESCO-designated sites. With its beloved and historical culture, it’s easy to see why.
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Italy has expressed anger at a recent European Commission decision to consider an application by Croatia for protected status for their Prosek wine.
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The Sorrento Coast, one of the few Italian tourist destinations, in addition to the Amalfi Coast, which entranced writers and poets of the Grand Tour between the 18th and 19th centuries, generating flows of international visitors, up to the disastrous pandemic period, recorded a slow recovery this summer of 2021.
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Venice will require tourists to pre-book visits to control overcrowding; Karen Graham; Digital Journal
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Aksamija Helps Porticos of Bologna be Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site; Steve Scarpa; News @ Wesleyan
Associate Professor of Art History Nadja Aksamija got her first glimpse of Bologna, Italy back in 2004 as she walked from the train station towards the historic city center.
The Cathedral of Monreale near Palermo is one of the world’s greatest examples of Norman architecture, and is famous for the extraordinary Byzantine mosaics guarded inside.
The 14th-century frescoes, inscribed on July 24, 2021 on the UNESCO World Heritage List, can be found in eight religious and secular buildings located in the historic walled city of Padua. Produced between 1302 and 1397 by several artists for different sponsors, the frescoes nevertheless present a unity of style and content.