rich cultural past has contributed not just to the heritage of its
people, but to the world’s history
as well. All of its main cities,
most key provincial states and many small towns have preserved relics
of different civilizations. A magical journey awaits the traveller
as thousands of museums, archaeological sites, monuments, medieval
fortresses and Gothic edifices are spread out across the nation.
Taking part in a historical tour can show you
how the Romans fought for the equality of rights against the Etruscans
with The Twelve Tables of Laws. These were not only the first written
laws of Rome; it is today, a foundation for
law among many great nations. Travel across the nation and experience
the influence of the Roman Empire where peaceful pursuits led to
the flourishing of arts and literature. On holidays, literary contests,
chariot races and gladiatorial combats were held in grand and colossal
architecture. Travel on foot through the Colosseum
and the Roman Forum.
The Romans were also great builders as seen in
their aqueducts, baths, roads, bridges, and theaters. Explore the
many country homes built for prosperous Romans called villas, with
attractive gardens, fountain, exquisite paintings, marble statues
and tiled baths. Travel to Taormina,
the medieval mountaintop town where castles for the feudal lords
boasts stunning views. See Gothic cathedrals, the crowning glory
of medieval architecture in Venice, Milan
and Genoa. Florence’s Uffizi
Gallery has a vast collection of its artistic heritage in paintings
and sculptures of the renaissance era. Visit a magnificent example
of Renaissance architecture, St.
Peter's Basilica in the Vatican
City. Travel down south to experience the Great Mediterranean
past that has influenced the beautiful island of Sicily.
The treasures of Italy are not confined to architectural pursuits.
Works of geniuses abound, from Da Vinci’s The Last Supper
to David’s La Pieta and Michaelangelo’s sculptures.
See how the rise and fall of this great nation has influenced its
people to excel in humanities and the arts.
The grandeur that was Rome is so
much more when you see it with your very own eyes. Experiencing
Italy through its history
is more than a holiday, its shows us how this country’s fine
arts, philosophy, education and literature, has enriched the
world civilization as we know it today.
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