I have visited Milan many times, but never had the opportunity to visit the famous Cathedral, the Duomo. This enormous construction took nearly six centuries to complete. I think it's the biggest church in Italy. Just before I visited the cathedral, I walked through the very famous Piazza del Duomo. The famous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele... Continue Reading →
The Ancient Roman Remains!
The National Archaeological Museum of Naples is an important Italian archaeological museum, particularly for ancient Roman remains. The museum has one of the world's best collections of Greek and Roman antiquities, including mosaics, sculptures, gems, glass and silver, and a collection of Roman erotica from Pompeii. The exquisite collection of mosaics, are... Continue Reading →
Where “New” is Five Hundred Years’ Old!
The incredible museum Castel Nuovo (literally, 'New Castle'), also known as Maschio Angioino, looks very medieval. The building is amazingly well preserved, it has sculptures, and paintings from the 15th century. The castle was called "Nuovo" (new) to distinguish it from the oldest castles already existing in the city, Castel dell'Ovo and Castel Capuano. Built between... Continue Reading →
The Bloscar Award!
Welcome to the Bloscars! This special award by Ultimatetravel is to nominate all the bloggers that have been working hard for our entertainment and fun. The categories are for the best Travellers, Writers, Poets, Artists, Beauticians, Photographers, People-who-help-others-through-their-experiences-in-life, and many more. I would like to say a big thank you to all the followers, viewers,... Continue Reading →
Piazza del Plebicito
The Piazza del Plebicito is an interesting large square in Naples. It was named after a plebiscite that was taken in 1860 that took Naples into the Kingdom of Italy. This noble 19th century semicircular piazza is enclosed on one side by the royal palace, on the other, by the neoclassical façade of the church of San Francesco di Paola,... Continue Reading →
The Lost City!
The ancient City of Pompeii is only an hour away from the coastal city of Naples. It is simply incredible. Along with Herculaneum, and many villas in the surrounding area, it was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. The eruption destroyed the city, and... Continue Reading →