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The 7 wonders of Italy: the largest Cathedral, the purest lake, the shortest river

Every country is proud of its achievements. The Italians are doing it for show: they are even on the floor of the main Cathedral have left a mark on the length of the “temples of competitors”

FLORENCE

THE CATHEDRAL OF SANTA MARIA DEL FIORE

Almost six hundred years have passed since the completion of the Cathedral, crowning it the world’s largest 114-metre-high brick dome still remains the highest point in Florence. In medieval Europe could not build a dome similar to the dome of the Roman Pantheon, because the decision of the architect Filippo Brunelleschi aroused the enthusiasm of Italians. Them most accurately expressed by Vasari: “. it seems the sky it [the dome is] jealous, because all day his arrows smite of heaven”

THE TREVI FOUNTAIN

The largest fountain of Rome — reaches 26,3 meters in height and 49,15 meters in length. At the fountain are overcrowded with tourists throwing coins into the water. One coin means a quick return, two — a love meeting, three — wedding, four — wealth, five — separation. Annually utilities caught about a million euros, which replenishes the budget of the city

SICILY

MOUNT ETNA

The largest active volcano in Europe located on the Eastern coast of Sicily. Height of Etna varies from eruption to eruption, now it is 3329 meters above sea level — Sicilian volcano 2.5 times higher than Vesuvius. Of Etna from 200 to 400 lateral clefts. On average, every three months from each lava appears

NAPLES

TEATRO DI SAN CARLO

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The oldest operating Opera houses in the world opened on 4 November 1737, 41 years before the famous La Scala. In 1989 on safety standards Seating capacity was reduced from 3285 to 2260. But among Italian Opera houses by the number of seats San-Carlo has kept the first position

VERONA

LAKE GARDA

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In the largest lake of Italy flows into the little river in the country — 175-meter Aril. Garda lies at the foothills of the southern Alps. The water is so clear you can scuba diving. The North-Western coast of the lake is called lemon (lots of lemon plantations), and the Southeast — olive (you can guess why)

PADOVA

SQUARE PRATO DELLA VALLE

The dimensions of the largest square in Italy — 88 620 m 2. It is about four times that of Red square. However, called Prato della Valle square hard — in its centre in 1775 by the architect Domenico Cherat has created an artificial green island surrounded by a canal. All of the tracks of the island is decorated with 78 statues of prominent people of Padua

The VATICAN

ST. PETER’S BASILICA

The world’s largest Christian Church (formally it is, however, in the Vatican city, not Italy) has created some of the great masters: Bramante, Raphael, Michelangelo, Bernini. The Cathedral amazes with the sizes: length — 218 meters, height with dome — is 133.3 meters. For comparison: the length of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour — 85 meters, height — of 103 meters. On the floor of the Central nave of the Cathedral there are marks indicating the lengths of other big churches in the world

 

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