Italy, Europe

Below is a descriptive index of the sites and destinations in Italy provided so far by Worldsiteguides.com. Please note this list is far from comprehensive; more great sites are getting added each month! Browse the sites below in order to learn more about the destinations and download the audio guides.

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Italy resources

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Rome

Lazio

According to legend the city was built on seven hills and all roads led to Rome. Today the city is renowned for its cultural heritage and even has a museum dedicated to pasta. Rome is also known as “The eternal city”.

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Pisa

Toscana

The city of Pisa was once one of the most poweful cities on the Italian Peninsula. Today, the city is home to around 90.000 people and can boast with many histoical buildings and stunning architecture.

Castel Sant’Angelo history The beautiful Castel Sant’Angelo, also known as the Mausoleum of Hadrian, has a fascinating history. The latter name derives from its founder; the roman emperor…

Castel Sant’Angelo history The beautiful Castel Sant’Angelo, also known as the Mausoleum of Hadrian, has a fascinating history. The latter name derives from its founder; the roman emperor…

Leaning Tower of Pisa history The Leaning Tower of Pisa was built as a part of Piazza dei Miracolli and is the piazza’s third oldest structure, after the…

Pisa Baptistery history The baptistery was the second building to be constructed in the Piazza dei Miracoli, after the Duomo Cathedral but before the tower It was built to be a worthy addition…

Pisa Cathedral history The construction of Pisa cathedral, also known as Duomo di Pisa, began in 1063 under the architect Buscheto. This man was also the founder of…

Camposanto history The Camposanto has a very long and intriguing history. The Camposanto is said to have been built around a shipload of sacred soil from Golgotha, brought…