Tags archives: Patrimonio Unesco

  • Paris by 360°

  • After the wonderfull show of the night before, and against my sense of vertigo, with my beloved I visited the tower to see the city from above. And yes…in quality of engineer, I have to admit the stateliness and the boldness of this structure, an authentic challenge for the modern engineering. [...]
  • Mademoiselle La Tour Eiffel

  • So, she is the prettiest tower in the world, 324 meters of iron slender going to the sky, with some millions of lights that get on the curiosity of its viewers every night. Mademoiselle La Tour Eiffel Mademoiselle La Tour Eiffel Mademoiselle La Tour Eiffel Mad [...]
  • Sunset in Porto (Corsica)

  • This is what I saw during my last visit of Porto (Ota, Corsica): the stunning beauty of the seanature. Sunset in Porto (Corsica) Sunset in Porto (Corsica) Sunset in Porto (Corsica) Sunset in Porto (Corsica) Sunset in Porto (Corsica) Sunse [...]
  • Discovering Pergamon

  • One of the most important places in Turkey, for us, has been this city, Pergamon (today Bergama). It is an ancient Greek city that in past times became the capital of the Kingdom of Pergamon; it is situated 20 kilometres from the Aegean Sea on a side and on the north side of the river Bakırçay. The [...]
  • The Topkapi Palace

  • The Topkapı Palace is one of the obligatory stops in Istanbul and it is one of the most attractive place I’ve ever seen. It is a large palace, the primary residence of the Ottoman sultans for approximately 4 centuries. The palace complex consists of four main courtyards and many smaller buildi [...]
  • The Golden Cage of Topkapi Palace

  • About one day, should be dedicated to the visit of Topkapi Palace and, in particular, to its Harem, who needs to require a special ticket. The Imperial Harem, so called Harem-i Hümâyûn, existed between XIV and XX century and was composed of the wives of the Ottoman sultan, servants,  eunuchs. They a [...]
  • The Basilic Cistern

  • Near the Sultanahmet, there is a “hidden place” considered a “must” to see. So, to avoid long queues and warm temperatures, we woke up early in the morning to visit this place. I’m talking about the Basilica Cistern, in turkish called Yerebatan Sarnıcı, and is the larg [...]
  • Sundays

  • Sunday means to spend my time searching nice sunsets,  even if you can catch just the last rays of the sun. Maybe on a terrace, while you are having a romantic dinner with the best man in the world *.*   Domenica significa passare il tempo a cercare bei tramonti, anche se si può cogliere solo g [...]
  • Istanbul, exploring the quarter of Balat

  • It has been hard to find this place because it is far away the old city. I walked so much and at least, I found it. Balat is a typical place, of ancient jewish traditions, with a multiethnic character and even if seems poor, it defends its dignity. Every corner of this quarter is different and you c [...]
  • Istanbul, view from Galata Tower

  • During our long walk through Istanbul, we reached the Galata Tower – Galata Kulesi – built by the Republic of Genoa in 1348. This beautiful tower dominates the skyline of Istanbul and you can see a panoramic view of the city from its top. It was stunning to see how big the city is and ho [...]
  • Istanbul, discovering Sultanahmet

  • My first approach to the city has been a tour of the old city center. Many of Istanbul’s historical gems, are located a short walk away from Sultanahmet Square. For the first time, I saw the Sultanahmet aka Blue Mosque with the silhouette so awesome! This experience was very impressive. It was also [...]