Italy

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

Vatican Gallery of Maps – The long gallery of map frescoes in the Vatican City

A gallery located on the west side of the Belvedere Courtyard in the Vatican containing a series of painted topographical maps of Italy based on drawings by

Pio Clementino Museum – The important collection of ancient sculptures in the Vatican City

The museum is named after two popes. Clement XIV, who founded the museum, and Pius VI, the Pope who completed the museum. Pope Clement XIV founded 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

Pinacoteca Vaticana – The paintings gallery of the Vatican Museums in the Vatican City

The art gallery was housed in the Borgia Apartment until Pope Pius XI ordered construction of a proper building. The new building, designed by Luca Beltrami, was

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’

Vatican Necropolis – The hidden burial ground in the Vatican City

The Necropolis is located under the Vatican City, at a depth of 5 to 12 meters below Saint Peter’s Basilica. Major archaeological excavations took place under Saint

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

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