20 Amazing Facts about Florence

FUN & INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT FLORENCE   Florence is the Birthplace of the Piano, Invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori in the 18th Century. Gucci was founded in 1921 by Guccio Gucci in [...]

Lighthouse of Genoa

The Lighthouse of Genoa also called Lanterna and is situated on the hill of San Benigno, stands at 249 feet and is the worlds fifth tallest lighthouse and is the second tallest [...]

Palazzo Rosso

Palazzo Rosso was constructed in 1671 and construction finished in 1677, Pietro Antonio Corradi was the Architect of this historical palace of Genoa and was owned by the Brignole Sale family [...]

Palazzo Ducale

Genoa’s Palazzo Ducale or Ducal Palace is one of the city’s most prestigious Palaces. Construction began in 1298 and was completed in 1783, This was the era when Genoa was Asserting [...]

Palazzo Reale di Genova

The Palazzo Reale is known as the Royal Palace or Palazzo Stefano Balbi is a major palace in Genoa and In 1823 the Palace was sold to the Royal House of Savoy However since 1919 the Palace is now [...]

Galata Museo del Mare

Galata Museo del Mare is situated between the Aquarius and the Maritime Station and housed in the oldest surviving building of the old Darena, which was once an Arsenal of the Republic of Genoa, [...]

Aquarium of Genoa

The Aquarium of Genoa situated on the old harbour area of Genoa, it’s the largest aquarium in Italy and the second largest in Europe, standing at 33,000 square foot. The aquarium was [...]

Florence Statistics and figures

Florence In Numbers About Gender Ratio  Age Distribution   Nationality Crime reports:  Temperature and Precipitation Per Month  

Palazzo Pitti

The Palazzo Pitti also known as the Pitti Palace, positioned on the south side of the River Arno, short distance walk from the Ponte Vecchio. The palace can be dated back to 1458 and was [...]

Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi building which houses the Uffizi Gallery dates back to 1560, built by Giorgio Vasari for Cosimo I de’ Medici, to house the Granducal Magistratures of Tuscany. Uffizi is one of the [...]