Category Ville & Giardini

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Villa Torlonia

Ma l’Amore no, Eva Nova Villa Torlonia is a Noble House located in Rome which became famous for being Mussolini’s residence during Fascism. Actually, Mussolini’s period is only the last one of the many changes the Villa had gone through….

Casina delle Civette in Villa Torlonia

Jóhann Jóhannsson, The Rocket Builder I took these pictures on April, during the exhibition “The art of cast iron in the XIX and XX centuries” open until 25th September. This exhibition is the first of its kind in Europe and documents the use…

Venaria Reale

Antonio Vivaldi, L’estro Armonico Last week I’ve been in Turin and I spent the entire sunday visiting Venaria, one of the royal residences of Savoy and one of the largest royal residences in the world, comparable in size and structures…

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…