The art of Italy


Italy as one of the most known countries en the world, present a mayor issue for tourists: to choose among the nation’s endless cultural attractions. All main centers, most of the provincial cities and many quite small towns have museums. Of all the countries in the worlds, there is none more magical than Italy, a traveler’s dream destination. Ancient monuments and archeological sites are perfectly preserved; the museums are bursting with the genius of Italy’s finest sons: Raffaello, Michelangelo, Tiziano, Canova; contemporary architects are still inspired by ancient buildings and squares (piazze). Italian cities are veritable living museums.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Italy

According to UNESCO, the United Nations’ cultural branch, two thirds of the world’s historical artistic heritage are in Italy. Tuscany, which is only one region of Italy, by itself possesses more artistic treasures than the whole of Spain, which is the second country in the world for cultural heritage. Practically all major styles of Western architecture can be found in Italy.

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