Europe

Castel del Monte – The fortress with the unique geometric design in Andria

A 13th-century castle situated on a hill at an altitude of 540 meters, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. It was built during the 1240s by

Divorzio all’italiana – The Italian style divorce in Ispica

A 1961 Italian drama-comedy film directed by Pietro Germi. The screenplay is by Germi, Ennio De Concini, Alfredo Giannetti, and Agenore Incrocci, based on Giovanni Arpino’s novel

Mamma Roma – The neighborhood of a new life in Rome

A 1962 Italian drama film and the second film by Italian film director Pier Paolo Pasolini. Starring, Anna Magani (Mamma Roma), Ettore Garofolo (Ettore), Franco Citi (Carmine),

St. Peter’s Square – One of the world’s largest and most beautiful squares in the Vatican City

A large plaza located directly in front of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City, the papal enclave inside Rome. Both the square and the basilica are

St. Peter’s Basilica – The world’s largest church in the Vatican City

Designed principally by Donato Bramante, Michelangelo, Carlo Maderno and Gian Lorenzo Bernini, St. Peter’s is the most renowned work of Renaissance architecture. Catholic tradition holds that the

Sistine Chapel – One of the world’s most famous painted interior historic spaces in the Vatican City

A chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the pope, in Vatican City. Originally known as the Cappella Magna, the chapel takes its name from

Abebe Bikila – The Ethiopian runner wins the marathon barefooted in Rome

Τhe African athlete, was a pioneer in long-distance running. Abebe participated in a total of sixteen marathons, winning twelve. Onni Niskanen, a Swedish coach employed by the

1946 Turin Grand Prix – The first ever F1 modern race in Turin

Formula One is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile and owned by the Formula One Group. The World Drivers’

Stazione Ferrovia Vaticana – The only railway station of the Vatican Railway in the Vatican City

The railway station was built approximately 20 meters from the Entrance Gateway by architect Giuseppe Momo. The station building is composed of white marble, and its dimensions

Castel Nuovo – The huge medieval castle in Naples

Often called Maschio Angioino, located in front of Piazza Municipio in central Naples. The castle, first erected in 1279, one of the main architectural landmarks of the

Saint Peter’s tomb – The symbolic point of Peter’s burial in the Vatican City

One of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, and one of the first leaders of the early Church. Catholic tradition holds that Peter, travelled to Rome and

European Union – Treaty establishing the European Community in Rome

Under the name “Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union”, it remains one of the two most important treaties in what is now the European Union.

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