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The Catacombs of San Sebastiano

From the series “ Survived Artifacts of Early Christian Civilization”
Unique attractions of the Christian world include not only ancient temples and monasteries, but also some historical areas, where archaeologists have found amazing Christian artifacts. An excellent example is the Via Appia, along which there are legendary Catacombs of San Callisto and San Sebastiano. Once, there was a pagan cemetery underground. Subsequently, it was used by the first Christians.

They built six underground chapels and adorned the walls of dungeons with religious paintings. Some of the elements of this painting survived to the present day. Catacombs owe their current name to the Basilica of St. Sebastian that is situated nearby. It is believed that relics of the saint were kept in these dungeons. Underground structures are of great interest not only for pilgrims, but also … Read all

Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano

From the series “ Survived Artifacts of Early Christian Civilization”
Rome can boast with one of the oldest Christian churches in the world, Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano. This basilica was built during the reign of Emperor Constantine the Great. After more than a thousand years, it has managed to save its unique pristine image. Today the Basilica is a unique monument of architecture with a surprising combination of elements dating back to different periods. Marvellous frescoes, a preserved wooden ceiling of the 16th century, and sculptures created by the best artists in the world can be seen there.

The story of the very first basilica is very interesting. According to available historical data, earlier there was a large and beautiful estate that belonged to a noble family of the Lateran. When the emperor Constantine came to power, he presented a … Read all
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IHG Brings Its voco Brand to Scotland

IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced the debut of the voco Hotels brand in Scotland. The company will open a hotel in Edinburg and a hotel in Glasgow under the emerging brand. Known as a popular choice for short city breaks, IHG tries to open new hotels in strategic places. Edinburgh and Glasgow are famous for their beauty and landmarks, attracting both domestic and international tourists so it was a matter of time that a voco hotel would appear there. Read this

15.04.2021

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Traditions and festivals in Italy

Rome
The most interesting national holiday is the Foundation Day, which is celebrated on April 21. This celebration has the tendency to stretch for several days. During the holiday, you will be able to enjoy a lot of interesting cultural events and rituals. Every year, locals choose the Goddess of Rome, which becomes the winner of the beauty contest. One of the main roles during the holiday is given to the Vestals - the girls in the image of the emissaries of the Roman goddess Vesta, who follow the … Read more
Florence
The city of Florence captivates the tourists from all over the globe at any time of the year. And even those who have visited this city already, know: for the festive mood you can come back here again and again. Perhaps, this explains why tours to Tuscany are always in high demand. For this, Florence has all the possibilities. Many international, national and local cultural events and celebrations are held here. The first interesting event takes place in January - Chocolate festival, which is … Read more
Milan
Numerous festivals, carnivals, national and regional holidays occupy the key place in the Italian culture. The most enchanting, spectacular and bright events are held in the heart of Italy - in Milan. If you happened to visit Milan in early December, do not hesitate and celebrate the Saint Ambrose Day together with local people and hundreds of tourists. This is a purely Milanese holiday when residents honor the patron of the city from December 7 to 11 at the Sforza Castle. Here you will also … Read more
Venice
The most romantic city on the water, Venice, does not need any additional advertisements to attract tourists. This is one of the most exciting, mysterious, and unusual cities in the world. Location, history, architecture, the fusion of the city and water, traditions - all these are more than enough to become a popular and beloved destination by millions of tourist. In Venice, you will see a mixture of old times and traditions with new trends, avant-garde trends in music, dance and other forms of … Read more
Rimini
As a popular beach resort, Rimini is known in the world for its exciting festivals and holidays. The brightest and the most waited event is the Summer New Year, which is also named “Pink night”. It is a scale celebration featuring loud music, hot dancing and bright pink coloring of everything around. This festival was first organized in 2006. All the local folks and city guests liked the festival very much, so it was turned into a yearly event being a part of cultural program in Rimini. This … Read more
Naples
One of the main attractions of Naples - pizza - gives occasion to the gastronomic festival Napoli Pizza Village taking place at the beginning of June. The festival lasts ten days, during which the best chefs compete for the title of the best, offering visitors the most delicious pizza in the world. About forty-five pizzerias take part in the celebration, but the open-air event itself takes place on the famous promenade Lungomare Caracciolo. Bedsides pizza tastings, visitors to the festival can … Read more
Sorrento
Sorrento is the city with an amazingly beautiful scenery and harmonious atmosphere. It never ceases to attract artists and fans of rest in beautiful places. During leisure travelers will find a lot of surprises, because in addition to the flawless appearance a popular resort features its incomparable flavor. The main symbol of the city is a lemon. Local fruits differ much from those to which people in other countries are accustomed. Lemons are very big and incredibly tasty, and many travelers … Read more
Turin
Turin has a lot of interesting features. Many travelers associate this city with a delicious chocolate, while others recall the mighty bull that is the symbol of Turin. The name of the city comes from the Latin ‘taurus,’ which literally translates as ‘a bull.’ While walking around the city you can see that everywhere on hard sidewalk the image of a bull is engraved. Locals believe that if traveler would step on the engraving while walking, he will reap success in business. The main … Read more

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