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Venice – attractions

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Venice is an extraordinarily beautiful city. Venice represents an urban landscape so rich in its lavishness that it can be overwhelming. It seems as if at each step you will encounter some aspect of the city worth admiring. The major sights like the basilica and piazza of San Marco are perhaps the city’s most famous. Venice’s most celebrated […]

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Rome – attractions

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Rome is more than a fascinating European capital city; it is a spectacular encyclopedia of living history.  Rome is halfway down Italy’s western coast, about 12 miles inland. It has been said that every road in Rome leads to eternity. The city is vast, though the historic center is quite small.  The whole experience of […]

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Rome – city info

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Main information Area 577 square miles (within this area is Vatican City, the worldís smallest independent sovereign state, comprising 100 acres and 200 residents) Time Zone Greenwich Mean Time plus one hour: Time in Rome is 6 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time in New York.(7 hours ahead of central time in Chicago, etc.) International […]