The Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary in Rome is a unique shelter dedicated solely to providing care and protection to stray cats. Located in the historical center of Rome, the sanctuary has become an important landmark for both animal lovers and tourists.
The Pyramid of Caius Cestius is an ancient pyramid-shaped monument in the Testaccio neighborhood of Rome, Italy. It was built as a tomb for the Roman magistrate and priest Caius Cestius in 12 BC, during the reign of Emperor Augustus.
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Milan is one of the leading destinations in Europe and the world, and many people visit the city every year. Most of them end up seeing the same places over and over again. Since our idea with Fotostrasse was always to bring excellent people to fantastic places, we decided to come up with this list of unusual places to visit in Milan.
One particular sculpture caught my attention when I visited the Duomo di Milano for the first time. The piece is called St Bartholomew Flayed, and it was created by Marco d’Agrate in 1562. And that skinless statue is so unusual that I had to research it and write this article with everything I know now about it.Read More »St Bartholomew Flayed inside the Duomo di Milano
When you cross the Piazza Affari in Milan, you will need to stop and take a picture of a huge middle finger statue in front of the Palazzo Mezzanotte. This provocative art piece is the work of Maurizio Cattelan. It receives the name of L.O.V.E., but the Italians decided to call it Il Dito.
When you are leaving the Saint Ambrose Church in Milan, you can see a white marble column that looks like it has seen better days. There are even two prominent holes at its base, and they are the reason why its name is the Devil’s Column.
When you look at the Brescia horizon, it’s easy to spot the big castle that… Read More »The Castle of Brescia: Our visit to the Falcon of Italy
Birrificio Lambrate is a cool and small brewery in Milan and they have spectacular beers.… Read More »Birrificio Lambrate and the craft beer scene in Milan
Grotte di Catullo is the largest and most complete roman villas in northern Italy and a must see for everyone curious about roman times. This archeological site can be found at the outmost point of the Sirmione peninsula in Lake Garda.