Gardens to see in Italy: the most beautiful and the least-known ones

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GARDENS TO SEE IN ITALY: THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND THE LEAST-KNOWN ONES

Which are the gardens to see in Italy and the most beautiful ones?
The question is not simple, because you are spoilt for choice: in fact, there are hundreds of gardens different for history and landscapes, and it’s not easy to decide which the best are.

However, if you need to choose where to start from, I’ve decided to make a list of the gardens to see in Italy which are not popular among tourists, and therefore they may offer a visit to discover those less famous places, but not less beautiful.

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Rest on the Flight into Egypt by Caravaggio

Rest on the Flight into Egypt | Caravaggio

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. Rest on the Flight into Egypt, 1596-1597
Oil on canvas, 135,5 x 166,5 cm -Doria Pamphilj Gallery, Rome

REST ON THE FLIGHT INTO EGYPT BY CARAVAGGIO

When was the painting Rest on the Flight into Egypt by Caravaggio made and who commissioned it?
It’s certainly one of my favourite works by Michelangelo Merisi and I think that you should admire it at least once in your lifetime, because it’s one of the greatest art masterpieces.

In this post you’ll find the description and some curious facts about Caravaggio’s painting.

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Famous paintings t-shirts: art to wear

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 FAMOUS PAINTINGS T-SHIRTS: ART TO WEAR

Do you love famous paintings t-shirts to wear, too?
I have a lot of these t-shirts, and as soon as the first sun warms I wear them because they make me happy and t-shirts decorated with masterpieces or artists are practical to wear.

Just a t-shirt with Michelangelo’s David on it and a pair of jeans and you’ll start your day with the right amount of energy!
There are several famous paintings t-shirts for sale, and I’ve decided to make a list of my favourite ones right now.
Which ones on the list do you prefer? I look forward to reading your answer in the comments.

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Alte Nationalgalerie tickets: how to book the entrance and what to see

Alte Nationalgalerie

ALTE NATIONALGALERIE TICKETS: HOW TO BOOK THE ENTRANCE AND WHAT TO SEE

Alte Nationalgalerie tickets, how to book admission and what to see in the museum with the most important German collection of nineteenth-century painting.

The Alte Nationalgalerie is a place of wonders for lovers of art and painting in particular, a museum where you can admire the masterpieces of Caspar David Friedrich, Adolph Menzel, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir and Auguste Rodin.
Here are all the useful tips to book the visit and to organize the visit to the museum.

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Works of art in Genoa: the unmissable masterpieces

WORKS OF ART IN GENOA: THE UNMISSABLE MASTERPIECES

Which works of art in Genoa you must know and admire?
In this post you’ll find a list of the unmissable masterpieces in Genoa, which are several and some of them are must-sees.

You may write in the comments which places in your opinion are worth seeing in Genoa, so I’ll put them on my list.

Works of art in Genoa you can’t miss

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