Italy

Medieval Genoa

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Together with the states of Venice, Pisa and Amalfi, Genoa was one of the maritime powers of medieval Italy. This was an era of not only naval battles and trade, but also of lucrative banking and wily diplomacy. Genoa got the better of the fight for a number of years, and grew rich and prosperous, […]

Italy

Rome: Things To See & Do

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The Coliseum (Colosseum) Often considered the symbol of Rome, this magnificent ruin is indelibly linked to the past glory of the Roman Empire, and its subsequent decay and fall. Details Opening Hrs: From end March to end August: 9 am – 7.30pm; until 7pm in September, until 6.30pm in October, until 4.30pm from end October […]