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Sightseeing in Southern Europe

Church
“What i like most about this must-see in Barcelona is the exhibition they have in the underground of the cathedral with the models Gaudí created to build it During the summer is necessary to book it in advance if you want to go in, if not it would be almost impossible to get a ticket for the day”
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Art Museum
“One of the most important art museums in the world housing masterpieces from local and international artists, with a calendar of temporary exhibitions. ”
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Church
“Symbol of the Lombard capital, and located in the square of the same name in the center of the metropolis. It is the largest church in Italy and the fourth in the world by surface.”
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Park
“Big hilly park within the city that, besides having spectacular views of the city and sea, is chock full of Gaudi's fantastical mosaic creations (such as the famous mosaic dragon), surreal rock structures, even a museum.”
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Hill
“Being in Athens and not visit Acropolis? No!?! Acropolis is a must. Breathe the clean air and enjoy the view from the ancient rocky hill that Socrates, Plato, Aristotles and many others inspired and shaped logic, founded ideas and gave birth to science. Discover the architecture of Parthenon and the maths behind the construction. Enjoy the tour!”
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Monument / Landmark
“One of the outstanding Gaudí Modern Style buildings, better book online to avoid queueing”
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Seasonal eats in an modern space with an all-season terrace
“The contemporary arts center housed in a former historic hospital with an addition signed by French architect Jean Nouvel, that blends historic architecture and contemporary construction. Permanent collection with XIX-XXI art and temporary exhibits . Library, Bookstore, cafeteria. and gardens. Absolutely worth the visit. Check on free entrance days/hours.”
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Art Museum
“An important private collection of masterpieces, now belonging to the state and shown in a recently renovated historic house. Also a good calendar of temporary exhibits and events from lectures, to films or seminars. Also guided and/private visits ”
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Bridge
“Dates back to the beginning of the Common Era (50AD). The tallest Roman bridge-aqueduct in the World, 48 meters high. (A UNESCO World Heritage Site).”
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Castle
“Castelo. The view from under the umbrella pines on the Castle’s esplanade takes in Alfama, the Baixa, Bairro Alto on the hill opposite, and the river. The light here is particularly warm in the late afternoon, encouraging you to linger.”
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Plaza
“A trip to the origins of the city. The Plaza Mayor in Madrid is one of the most emblematic points of the city, along with the Puerta del Sol, the Fuente de Cibeles or the Puerta de Alcalá.”
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Historic Site
“Diocletian Palace is one of the best preserved monuments of the Roman architecture in the world. ( must see - All Gatea in palace-silver, gold,brass, iron). Inside of the palace -Vestibul, Tempel of Jupiter, Peristil, The Substructures .”
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Plaza
“It features important sculptural and creations: in the center stands the famous (Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi)Fountain of the Four Rivers (1651) by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, topped by the Obelisk of Domitian, brought in pieces from the Circus of Maxentius,] the church of Sant'Agnese in Agone by Francesco Borromini, Girolamo Rainaldi, Carlo Rainaldi and others; Piazza Navona has two other fountains. At the southern end is the Fontana del Moro with a basin and four Tritons sculpted by Giacomo della Porta (1575) to which, in 1673, Bernini added a statue of a Moor, wrestling with a dolphin. At the northern end is the Fountain of Neptune (1574) also created by Giacomo della Porta; the statue of Neptune, by Antonio Della Bitta, was added in 1878 to create a balance with La Fontana del Moro. ”
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Historic Site
“Amphitheatrum Flavium is the most famous and impressive monument of ancient Rome, as well as the largest amphitheater in the world. ”
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Monument / Landmark
“This was the first building which destroyed the barriers between the sacred and the profane. Totally worth the visit.”
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Park
“Athens National Gardens, also called Royal Gardens, are the largest breath of fresh air in the city center. Located right behind the Greek Parliament, the Gardens extend all the way to Zappeion, the first building to be erected specifically for the revival of the Olympic Games in the modern world. Just a short walk away is the Panathenaic or Kallimarmaro Stadium, where the 1869 Olympics took place.”
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