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The Basilica of St. Anthony – An Architectural Treasure
Published on Friday, July 20, 2012 by If you want to spend time exploring the grandeur of Italian architecture, then the Basilica of St. Anthony is the perfect spot. However, before paying a visit to this wonderful place, get an insight of it. Find below some interesting facts that will take you through the history for a nostalgic ride. Although the Basilica of St. Anthony is frequented as a place of pil...
Circus Maximus and Its Underground Secret
Published on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 by The famous Circus Maximus in Rome was an entertainment stadium used for chariot racing and other sports during the historic days. This famous race track had an underground Mithraic Temple which is mysteriously obscured 45 feet below ground. The Mithraeum discovered in 1931, is in fact a temple devoted to the Pagan God ‘Mithras’. Mithraism has its roots somewhere b...
Florence, the Center for Italian Art and Architecture
Published on Thursday, April 26, 2012 by If scrumptious food, active nightlife, and impressive landscapes form one face of Italy, then magnificent architectural remains, stunning historical monuments, and renowned museums form the other. Of all the cities of Italy, Florence remains the epitome of breathtaking Italian architecture. To be precise, the truly interesting art and architecture of Florence is what ...
Enchanting Castles in Italy
Published on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 by If you have heard about castles only in fairy tales, then you definitely ought to plan for a trip to Italy to see some of the world’s magnificent castles. Of course, you may find castles all around the world. However, castles in Italy deserve a special mention owing to their enchanting beauty and Italian architecture. Nearly every region of Italy has breathtaking ca...
The Elegant Architecture of Florence Italy
Published on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 by Are you a lover of architect? Do you love to visit places that are famous for their architectural work? Then, you must make a trip to Florence in Italy. Florence is one of the major Italy tourist attractions where the Renaissance began. Italian Renaissance architects were responsible for the revival of Classical architecture of Greek and Rome and hence here architectu...