PALAZZO MARESCALCHI BELLI, ROME

Palazzo Marescalchi Belli, a noteworthy construction dating back to the beginning of the 20th century, was designed by the architect Felice Nori and numbers among the aristocratic buildings of the Rione Campo Marzio, one the oldest areas of the city. The basement of the building houses the beautiful San Gregorio[…]

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PALAZZO MURMURA, VIBO VALENTIA

Today’s Palazzo Murmura located next to the Chiesa degli Angeli, was owned by the principal branch of the Gagliardi’sfamily. In 1889 the Palace became the property of the Murmura family thanks to the wedding of Antonietta Gurgo of the Dukes of Castelmenardo, widow of Francesco Gagliardi , with Pasquale Murmura.[…]

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PALAZZO PESCE, MOLA DI BARI (BA)

Palazzo Pesce, is an historic house dating back to the end of the 18th century, born in the heart of Mola di Bari, an ancient town in Apulia overlooking the sea.The first owner was the noble Roberti family, who sold the house to the Martinelli’s in 1777, to move to[…]

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PALAZZO SORLINI, CALVAGESE DELLA RIVIERA (BS)

Palazzo Sorlini, where MarteS (Sorlini Art Museum) is located, is a typical seventeenth-century Brescian building, a complex structure whose impressive architecture can be fully appreciated from the inside. The main entrance, defined by an elegant ashlar gate, marks the main perspective axis crossing the entrance hall and the large courtyard,[…]

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PALAZZO TIEPOLO PASSI, VENEZIA

Palazzo Tiepolo Passi is located in Venice in the San Polo district on the right side of the Grand Canal, between Palazzo Pisani Moretta and Palazzo Tiepoletto.Built in the mid-16th century, its Lombard-style façade, the designer of which is unknown, is Renaissance; it develops on a central axis, which extends[…]

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PALAZZO WILSON-GATTAI, FIRENZE

The English artist Frederick Wilson, born in Hull (England) in 1828, came to Florence to study the Renaissance, fell in love with the city its green, its hills and therefore settled there.In 1870, when Florence became the capital of Italy, he designed his residence in the new piazza d’Azeglio and[…]

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PALAZZO ZURLA DE POLI, CREMA (CR)

Built in 1520 by the nobleman Leonardo Zurla on the foundation of a medieval tower named “El Zorla“, Palazzo Zurla De Poli is an exemple of hunting lodge from the sixteenth-century Lombard canons, in the season of the domination of the Serenissima on Crema. The splenor of the environments is manifested[…]

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PAZO DE CHAIOSO, MACEDA (GALICIA)

The Galician word Pazo comes from the Latin Pallatium. Even though this house has been a rural house of the noble families, the word Palace suits the dimension and the sumptuousness of the buildings and of the garden. The historical complex of Pazo de Chaioso, including a private chapel, dates back to the end[…]

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PLACE DE VOSGES, PARIS

Place des Vosges, located in the Marais neighborhood, is the oldest square in Paris.Caterina de’ Medici in 1563, after the death of her husband Henry II, had the Hôtel des Tournelles demolished, which since 1388 had been the royal palace. She initiated the construction of the Tuileries palace abandoning the[…]

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PODERE AI VALLONI, BOCA (NO)

Podere ai Valloni was the first winery to be registered as a Boca DOC producer. The ancient Cà Finazzi started producing Boca in the 18th century.The Boca DOC was born in 1969, but sadly, after only a few years the vines almost disappeared in the whole region.In 1980 Guido and[…]

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