Weird places in Italy

Weird places in Italy

Have you ever visited Italy? Where have you been? Maybe in one of the most famous Italian cities like Venice or Rome? Or you’ve visited one of the isles, Sicily, perhaps? Ok. You know where to go to have fun and see historical sites. However, I’m pretty sure you still don’t know that in Italy you can find some weird places too. Cestia Pyramid If you’ve ever been in Rome, you’ll now know that there is a pyramid there. Yes, a real pyramid! The Roman pyramid is located near Porta San Paolo and dates back to the 12 BC. The…

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Two creepy places in Italy

Two creepy places in Italy

In Italy there aren’t only beautiful famous historical buildings but also creepy places. Some of them can be visited, some others, instead, are completely abandoned. Today I’m going to talk about two abandoned creepy places in Italy. 1. Villa Pastore Villa Pastore is located in the town of Valenzia, in Piedmont. It was built for the Pastore’s family in the first half of the 19th century. The family was composed of a man, a woman and their two children, Elisa and Giovanni. The Pastores lived in this villa for some years before abandoning it after the tragedies that struck their…

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Easter in Italy – Special celebrations

Easter in Italy - Florence

Easter in Italy is one of the most important celebrations in Italy, second only to Christmas. For those of you who are not familiar with the Christian religion, Easter, Pasqua in Italian, is the day when Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. On Easter in Italy, practicing Christians usually go to Church and then celebrate with their family and/or friends. However, in some parts of Italy there are special celebrations on Easter, which are worth mentioning and seeing. For example, special celebrations take place in Florence and Sulmona. EASTER IN FLORENCE To explain why Easter is celebrated…

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How to say I love you in Italian

“How do you say I love you in Italian?” Apparently, this is one of the most googled questions. So, since Saint Valentine’s day is approaching, in today’s article, I’m going to answer this question. But before telling you how to say I love you in Italian, let’s see where the feast of Saint Valentine comes from. SAINT VALENTINE – ORIGINS Everyone knows that Saint Valentine is the patron saint of lovers but few know that he’s also the patron saint of epileptics and beekeepers. But who was St. Valentine? It seems that Saint Valentine was a 3rd century Roman priest.…

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Italian comedies to watch – Adriano Celentano

Italian comedies to watch - Adriano Celentano

  Adriano Celentano is a celebrity in Italy. He’s a famous Italian singer, composer and actor. He was nicknamed “Il Molleggiato” because of his dancing. His career as a singer started in 1956 with a boy band but the real success would come only three years later with the song Il tuo bacio è come il rock. Since then, he has sold over 150 million records and produced many famous songs such as 24.000 baci, Azzurro, Una carezza in un pugno, etc. But as I already mentioned, Adriano Celentano worked also as an actor. He played in 40 films, mostly…

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