Milan

Pinacoteca Brera in Milan

The Pinacoteca di Brera is the largest and most famous art gallery in Milan. Opened in 1809, it still seems to attract all art lovers with a magnet. The collection of paintings includes paintings by European artists of the XV-XVII centuries and masterpieces of masters of Italian painting of the XIV-XIX centuries: Raphael, Caravaggio, Modigliani, Bramante, Tintoretto and others.
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Bridge of the Holy Angel in Rome

The first bridge over the Tiber, stretching to the castle of the Holy Angel, was built along with the mausoleum at the direction of the emperor Hadrian. Initially, it was called in honor of the creator "Adrian Bridge" or "Eliev Bridge", and in the VI century, together with the castle, was renamed the St. Angel's Bridge. Despite the external beauty, the bridge has a rather gloomy history.
Cities of Italy

Cinechitta World - Italy's first cinema park for children and adults

If you find yourself in Rome with children and don’t know how to entertain your children who are tired of going to museums and galleries, feel free to go to the amusement park Cinecittà World, the first cinema park in Italy. Despite the fact that Chinechitta, primarily a children's amusement park, adults will not be bored here either.
Italy

Basilica of San Pietro in Vincoli

The Church of St. Peter in fetters is a must-see not only because of the relic - the chains of the apostle stored here, but also for the opportunity to see one of the best works of the great Michelangelo - the Tomb of Pope Julius II with a sculpture of Moses. Basilica of San Pietro in Vincoli (San Pietro in Vincoli) Basilica of San Pietro in Vincoli (San Pietro in Vincoli) stands on the square of the same name in Rome.
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Signoria Square

Signoria Square is the heart of Florence. The historical, political, and now the tourist center of the ancient "flower city". A beautiful ensemble of medieval buildings and unique statues. The history of the square In 1980, during the restoration of the square, fragments of ancient buildings were discovered: a term, an ancient Roman theater, and sewing workshops.
Germany

German sketches. Part V (story of Alexei)

Cologne Cathedral is not only the main attraction of Cologne, but also the most convenient starting point for walking around the city. The main train station is located right next to the cathedral, so for tourists who travel by public transport, arriving in Cologne by rail is the most rational option.

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How I drank Kölsch beer part 2

Now only about the most basic, about him, about Kölsch beer. You can taste aroma and exquisite taste only by visiting Cologne or the nearby city of Bonn. Light sparkling beer with an alcohol content of up to 4.7% should not be transported for a long time, from which its qualities can be lost forever.
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Giorgio Vasari | 2019
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Giorgio Vasari

Giorgio Vasari is a renowned artist, architect, and Renaissance writer. This amazing person, gifted with various talents and great industriousness, managed to make a significant contribution to Italian and world art. Thanks to his literary works, descendants became aware of interesting biographical facts that describe the life and career of many eminent contemporaries of the master.
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Where to eat in Rome: reasonably priced places to eat | 2019
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Where to eat in Rome: reasonably priced places to eat

Trastevere is an old district of Rome, locals call it "gastronomic paradise". In their opinion, it is in this picturesque area that the best restaurants, taverns, trattorias are located. Cozy restaurants in Rome Restaurants and cafes in the historic center of Rome are frankly overpriced. These establishments have a high traffic of visitors, so the owners try to take the maximum from tourists and do not seek to impress and get regular customers.
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Insects Excluded from Milan Restaurant Menu | 2019
Culture

Insects Excluded from Milan Restaurant Menu

The Italian authorities seized 50 kilograms of insects intended for guests of a fashionable restaurant in Milan. Almost half a centner of insects, including wasps and worms, were seized by the Italian authorities in one of Milan's restaurants offering a very exotic menu. La Sidreria, a Milanese establishment, ready to treat its visitors with dishes of not quite European cuisine, made up a whole menu with insects, asking for a full “lunch” 30 euros.
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How to get from Bergamo Airport to Lake Como | 2019
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How to get from Bergamo Airport to Lake Como

If your travel plan to Italy starts in the north and you are looking for the best route from Bergamo Airport to Lake Como (Lago di Como), then this article will be your guiding light. We have done all the steps step by step and are now ready to share our experience with you. Read and write. Upon arrival at Bergamo Airport, get your luggage, take a dose of caffeine in one of the airport bars and follow the BUT TICKETS signs to the windows where bus tickets are sold.
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Hamburg | 2019
Germany

Hamburg

Hamburg ... No, you can't call him that. The correct, full name is: The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. Much more solid, to match the city itself, a large industrial and port center. Yes, this is not quite a city: it is one of the federal states, both a city and a state.
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Moritzburg Castle
Germany

Moritzburg Castle

Moritzburg is a hunting castle, a suburban residence of the Saxon electors of the Wettin house, a fabulous palace in the middle of a lake surrounded by forests. Castle Moritzburg Castle Moritzburg (Schloss Moritzburg) - a suburban residence of the Saxon electors of the House of Wettins, located in the city of Moritzburg, 14 km from Dresden.
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The most beautiful masks of the Venice Carnival
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The most beautiful masks of the Venice Carnival

Carnival in Venice is a celebration with a history of almost a thousand years. True, from the beginning of the 20th century until 1979, the event was banned for political reasons and only thanks to the legendary Federico Fellini, who enlisted the support of Pope John Paul II, the masquerade tradition was restored.
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Gondolas and gondoliers in Venice
Venice

Gondolas and gondoliers in Venice

Someone wants to get acquainted with the beautiful architecture of the city on the water, someone wants to tie the knot here, and someone goes to Venice to plunge into the culture of this place and learn as much as possible about its traditions and features. In addition to the outstanding architecture and landscapes of amazing beauty, of course, Venice is famous for being located on the islands in a wonderful and picturesque lagoon, surrounded on all sides by water.
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What you need to know about Sicily
Sicily

What you need to know about Sicily

Sicily is the largest island of the Mediterranean Sea and at the same time an important part of Italy. Located near the very "toe of the Italian boot", it is washed immediately by three seas - the Mediterranean, Tyrrhenian and Ionian. The island is known for its magnificent nature, contributing to an excellent holiday, as well as ancient monuments of history, occupying a leading position among the attractions of Italy.
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Lubbenau
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Lubbenau

The city of Lübbenau is located in the state of Brandenburg. It was formed in the XII century, on the site of a Slavic settlement. In the Middle Ages, the inhabitants of Lübbenau were engaged in crafts; in the XVIII century the city received the right to brew its beer. Today, the festival "Pickle Festival" is annually held here; there is also a tourist "Cucumber Route".
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The best 5 star Milan hotels in the center
Hotels in Milan

The best 5 star Milan hotels in the center

Staying at a 5-star hotel in Milan by default implies the highest level of service - staff, bedding, cleaning, breakfast. Even if you choose from the hotels with the highest reviews, there are still dozens of decent options. Therefore, in this review we will only mention Milan's Four Seasons Hotel Milano, Baglioni Hotel Carlton, Grand Hotel et de Milan and Mandarin Oriental Milan, famous for high standards, and consider really original five-star options, accommodation in which is designed to color the everyday stay of a wealthy tourist in Milan .
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Munich Starkbierfest Beer Festival 2014
Germany

Munich Starkbierfest Beer Festival 2014

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