Statues in Piazza della Signoria

Statues in Piazza della Signoria in Florence

There are loads of statues in Piazza della Signoria in Florence, and most of them represent male nudes.

square in Jesi

The public square in Jesi where a king was born

The Holy Roman Emperor Federico II, who became King of Sicily and one of the most powerful men in Europe in the Middle Ages, was born on a public square in Jesi.

Image of the Abbey of Monte Cassino

How the Abbey of Monte Cassino turned into a war memorial

How the Abbey of Monte Cassino, one of the most important western monasteries, became the site for one of the most controversial battles of World War II.

San Nicolo L’Arena

San Nicolo L’Arena and the labyrinth of learning

San Nicolo L’Arena was the second largest monastery in Europe with endless corridors, cloistered gardens and immense halls. An earthly paradise now populated by students.

Photo of the Colosseum in Rome

Facts about Colosseum

Here are some facts about Colosseum in Rome to explain why these ancient ruins still attract more visitors than Disneyland Paris.