November 6, 2018

Secret Tomb of Galileo

On a visit to Florence try to go off the beaten, pass and see some less promoted tourist attractions. After having seen Uffizi and Accademia best travel guides will recommend visiting Santa Croce – the largest Franciscan basilica in the world. This church became a cemetery for famous Italian people like Michelangelo Buonarroti and Niccolò Machiavelli. Right in front of the grave of Michelangelo you can find the tomb of Galileo Galilei. Therefore, the question is how could Galileo, the scientist accused of heresy, be buried in a church? As you know it
Florence was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Politically, economically, and culturally it was just about the most important city in Europe for something approaching 250 years – from sometime before 1300 until the early 1500s. Florentines reinvented money – in the form of the gold florin – which was the engine that drove Europe out of the “Dark Ages” a term invented by Petrarch, from Arezzo. They financed the development of industry all over
Adventure, Travel
To visit all the idyllic, imaginative and incredible cities on a private tour in Italy, you will not be disappointed at all. There are few places in Italy that will not offer a visitor something of interest to see or do. Italy is famously known for being a long peninsula that is in the shape of a knee-high boot, and due to this, it is surrounded by water on three sides and borders France, Switzerland,
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One of Florence’s culinary specialities is the bistecca alla fiorentina or Florence T-bone steak, a perfectly cooked, fresh and tasty piece of meat cooked in a traditional way… If you fancy stopping for a spot of lunch while on one of our guided tours of Florence, then why not tuck into one of Florence’s culinary specialities, namely the bistecca alla fiorentina or Florence T-bone steak. If you’re after a traditional, historical and downright tasty dish, then this is
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