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February 11th, 2014 by nathan Leave a reply »

Italy or the country of the boot is one of the richest countries in Europe’s history. This peninsula was the birthplace of the Renaissance but also gave home to many cultures such as the Etruscans and the Romans. It currently is the third country in the European Union that receives more tourists being Rome, its capital, the third most visited city. Rome was born in the 8th century BC and became the nerve center of the Roman Empire. In the 1st century it became seat of the papacy harboring the Vatican City. The Italian capital is considered the cradle of Western civilization and its historic center was declared world heritage by UNESCO. Some of the most representative monuments that can be visited today in Rome are the Colosseum, Pantheon, the Museum of the Vatican where the Roman Forum or Sistine Chapel. Milano is the second city in Italy by population, and one of the most important cities of Europe.

It is located in the Po plain, one of the most developed areas of Italy. Milano is the moral of Italy capital since it is the city more important to economic and industrial level. The city is drawn by glass skyscrapers and their urbanimo revolves around the Cathedral, also known as the Duomo, the most representative monument of the city. Italian cuisine is one of the reasons for more pride of its inhabitants. Its typically Mediterranean gastronomy is very varied but their most famous dishes are pizza, risotto and pasta. The discovery of the Americas was a great influence in his kitchen because that meant the integration of new foods as foods like potato, tomato, the pepper or the corn. It is a cuisine that have been known to perpetuate the old recipes as the poleta today in day you can taste in the Italian trattorias. Original author and source of the article


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