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Street scenes of Torino, or Turin, the capital of Piedmont. This sub alpine territory is famous for the shroud of Turin, its cafes and cars.
The Temple of Juno was built in the mid-5th century BC. It was dedicated to the goddess Hera (Greek name), or Juno (Roman name).
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The ancient Greek Temple of Juno, located in the medieval city of Agrigento, on Sicily's southern coast.
Milanese were forced to renounce to their cars by local authorities calling for a car less day to fight pollution and encourage citizens to take public transportation. Some 150 cities all over Italy declared a car less day on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2000.
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Cyclists pedal in downtown Milan's Duomo Square, renowned Milan's gothic cathedral in the background.
The Tower of Pisa is the bell tower of the Cathedral. Its construction began in August, 1173 and continued for approximately two hundred years.
The tower began to lean due to interaction with the soil on which it was built. The tower reopened in December, 2001 after 10 years of stabilization work.
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Tourists visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Cathedral in the "Square of Miracle" Aug. 24, 2002 in Pisa, Italy.
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Aerial view from a mongolfiere (hot air balloon) as it flies over the ruins of the antic Pompei city, near Naples, May 27, 2005.
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Michelangelo's famous marble statue of "David" (left) is bathed in natural light streaming through the dome of Florence's Accademia Gallery May 24, 2004, next to the "Pieta", another Michelangelo sculpture.
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Tourists visit the Foro Romano in Rome. The Roman Forum was the city's political and economic center during the Republican era and maintained its position into the Imperial age. It was mostly abandoned at the end of the 4th century.
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Turin's Mole Antonelliana dome stands out on Turin's skyline, northern Italy. The building was originally designed as a synagogue, but been restored into the National Museum of Cinema.
ondolas, water taxis and water buses are the only modes of transportation around this unique, vehicle free city.
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Gondolas wait for tourists near Saint Marks Square Sept. 12, 2005 in Venice, Italy. The city stretches across 117 small islands, is linked by over 150 canals and 400 bridges.
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Italy's cities, villages and capitals offer a plethora of adventures.