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The Buontalenti Grotto

The Buontalenti Grotto or Large Grotto (Boboli Gardens, Florence) The Grotto is a great exemple of mannerism architecture and a typical seventeenth-century artificial cavern mixing sculpture, architecture and painting. The Large Grotto is placed into Boboli Gardens, Florence, and it’s…

Bologna-Ravenna photodiary

Some pictures I took during my weekend in Bologna and Ravenna in April. analog pictures here. Bologna from the Asinelli tower (97m) left: Fountain of Neptune (Fontana di Nettuno) is an early work of Giambologna’s maturity, completed about 1567. Archiginnasio frescos…

Florence day 3

Last day in Florence was sunny enough to go to the Boboli Gardens, the incredible park behind Pitti Palace. First, me and Gio, wandered around Duomo in daylight, just to see the contrast between the deep blue sky and the…

Florence day 2

It was a cloudy and gloomy day when we decided to take a walk trought the city. After having breakfast in a cute bakery near Pitti, we overpassed Ponte Vecchio, full of every kind of jewellery I loved like cameos,…

Florence day 1

Florence is a colourful city and it seems to be stuck in the XVth century . My best friend Gio lives there so I decided to visit her for a weekend. The day was a little windy and the Arno…

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