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Collepardo, Italy

Pozzo d'Antullo

An enormous sinkhole that local lore attributes to the anger of the Virgin Mary.
Viterbo, Italy

Norchia Necropolis

One of ancient Etruria's most spectacular archaeological sites with impressive necropolises and rugged landscape.
Rome, Italy

Bunker Soratte

Hidden within this iconic mountain are a set of World War II bunkers once used by German forces.
Turin, Italy

Piazza Statuto

This fountain is dedicated to the workers who perished constructing the Fréjus Rail Tunnel.
Rome, Italy

The Water Clock

This hydrochronometer was invented by a Dominican monk and is a prime feature in this garden.
Rome, Italy

Basilica of San Giorgio in Velabro

This medieval church in Rome was almost destroyed following a terrorist attack in 1993.
Venice, Italy

Church of Santa Margherita

This deconsecrated church has seen many uses, from a tobacco storehouse to a cinema.
Venice, Italy

Ponte delle Tette

In the past, Renaissance sex workers were encouraged to entice customers on this bridge.
Venice, Italy

Portrait of the Four Tetrarchs

This Roman statue is missing a limb from when the Venetians stole it from Constantinople during the Crusades.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Lost Third Column

Two stone columns flank the grand Venice square, but there were supposed to be three.
Venice, Italy

Piraeus Lion

Thousand-year-old Viking runes adorn an ancient Greek lion at the entrance to the Venetian Arsenal.
Venice, Italy

Tomb of Antonio Canova

A sinister pyramid in the Frari contains the heart of the famous neoclassical sculptor.
Venice, Italy

Ponte dei Pugni (Bridge of Fists)

100 year tradition of fist fights, marked by marble footsteps.
Venice, Italy

Scala Contarini del Bovolo

This palatial spiral staircase was so unusual the name "snail" was given to the noble family who built it.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower (Torre dell'Orologio)

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.
Venice, Italy

The Flooded Crypt of San Zaccaria

As can be expected from a centuries old church built in a canal city, the undercroft of this house of worship is beautifully flooded.
Venice, Italy

The Mad Colored Houses of Burano

This community on a small Venetian island has taken to painting their houses in bright neon hues.
Venice, Italy

Libreria Acqua Alta

This Venice bookstore has resigned itself to constant flooding by keeping its books in bathtubs and boats.
Rome, Italy

Hermitage of Saint Sylvester

This hermitage celebrates the legend of Emperor Constantine's healing from leprosy.
Rome, Italy

Ponte Nomentano

One of Rome's most picturesque and original bridges was also a popular choice for Grand Tour artists.
Rome, Italy

Borromini's Perspective Gallery of Palazzo Spada

This gallery commissioned by Cardinal Spada is known for its magnificent optical illusion.
Rome, Italy

San Nicola in Carcere

This small church was constructed over the ruins of three temples dating to the Roman Republic.
Rome, Italy

Arch of Dolabella

This small Roman arch was transformed into a dwelling by the founder of the Trinitarian Order.
Rome, Italy

Casa dei Crescenzi

A rare example of a medieval house in Rome adorned with a melancholic inscription.