Art & Culture

The rock art of Valcamonica

The rock art of Valcamonica

The rock art of ValcamonicaValcamonica, in Lombardy, is a valley that extends for about 90 km in the Alps between the provinces of Brescia and Bergamo. Rich in natural beauties typical of the mountains, today it is known above all thanks to its heritage of petroglyphs, the rock art of Valcamonica, so much so that in 1979 it was the first of the Italian sites to be included in the Unesco World Heritage List. First described in 1909 by Walter...

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The arcades and porticoes of Bologna

The arcades and porticoes of Bologna

The arcades and porticoes of BolognaThe city of Bologna, in the Emilia Romagna region, is officially the "city of arcades and porticoes". The porticoes of Bologna represent an important architectural and cultural heritage for the city and region and, together with the numerous towers, are a symbol of the city. No other city in the world has as many porticoes as Bologna: in the historic center of Bologna alone, the porticoes stretch for more...

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