Italy is also known as the origin of Western culture. This country locates in the Southern Europe. It’s often called as a beautiful country mainly due to its amazing arts and monuments. Italy also has many stunning mountains, alpine lakes and beautiful coasts. They are also famous for their trendy fashion industry, delicious cuisine and a gathering of many diverse regional dialects and cultures. Some of the top attraction in Italy are as follows and they are the treasures of Italy.
1. The Leaning Tower of Pisa
The leaning tower of Pisa, also called the La Torre Pendete, is one of the most popular tourist spots in Italy. The tilt of the tower is what made it as famous as it has been a standard pose to push the tower. The initial startup of the tower was on 1173, and it took 177 years to complete it. However, the tower started to sink because of the poorly laid foundation causing the tilt. Tourists can now climb the stairs to have a fantastic view of the entire Pisa city from the top of the tower.
2. Da Vinci’s Last Supper
If you are an art lover, Da Vinci’s magnificent work on the “The Last Supper” is one to visit. The picture depicts the evening before when one of the disciples betrayed Jesus Christ. The painting spots on the wall of the dining hall beside the Santa Maria Delle Grazie church on the western periphery of central main.
3. Roman Forum
The Roman forum situates between the Piazza Venezia and the Roman Colosseum. This rectangular shaped structure is at the heart and soul of Rome city and surrounded by many ancient government buildings. For centuries known, the Roman forum has been the centre of Roman public life, the Centre of commercial affairs and venue for criminal trials, etc. As per records, around 4.5 million tourists visit the forum every year.
4. Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre meaning the five lands locates within the Italian vicinity of Liguria. The five areas are referred to five beautiful small coastal villages of Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia and Riomaggiore. These communities get connected by short paths, boats and trains. Not even cars gained access to reach these communities. It also serves an amazing view of the Mediterian Sea from its sides. So Cinque Terre is a must visit place in Italy.
5. Vatican City
Vatican City is the smallest country with an active population in the world. This country became a sovereign one in Italy by the Lateran Treaty of 1929. This city has a total of 11 museums and also has the residence if the Pope St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel.
6. Trevi Fountain
This Fountain is known to be the most beautiful fountain in the world. It is also the largest Baroque Fountain in Rome. The legend of this fountain is that if a tourist throws a coin into the fountain, it’s believed that he or she has ensured a return to Rome. This masterpiece is designed by Nicola Salvi in 1732 and finished it in 1762.
7. Canals of Venice
Venice is called “The City of Water” having more than 150 channels. This city sits at the top of the list among all the water cities around the world. These channels attract broth local and international tourists. Theses canals of Venice are one of the major attraction in Italy.
Colosseum in Italy is one the most fantastic archaeological sites in the world. The visit to Italy is never complete if you haven’t visited the Colosseum. It was under Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian dynasty in 72 AD did the construction of this magnificent site began. It was his son Titus who completed it in 80AD. This Colosseum had the capability of holding around 50,000 audiences and had about 80 entrances through which they could enter. This place sits the top of the major attractions in Italy.