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Some Of The World Heritage Sites In Italy


Name Location Description
Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalù and Monreale Province of Palermo, Sicily The new Norman rulers started to build various constructions in what is called the Arab-Norman style. They incorporated the best practices of Arab and Byzantine architecture into their own art.
Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia Province of Udine, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Remains of one of the wealthiest cities of the Early Roman Empire including mosaic floors and a basilica that played a major role in spreading Christianity in the early Middle Ages.
Archaeological Area of Agrigento Province of Agrigento, Sicily Well preserved remains of a great city of the ancient Mediterranean with seven Doric temples making it one of most notable sites of Greek art and culture.
Botanical Garden Padua City and Province of Padua, Veneto World’s first botanical garden has been a center of scientific research and retains its original layout from 1545.
Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula Province of Salerno, Campania, Exceptional cultural landscape with settlements and sanctuaries reflecting its historical position on a trade route and related cultural and political exchange in prehistoric and medieval times. The site includes Paestum and Velia, remains of two major towns from classical times.
City of Verona City and Province of Verona, Veneto Historical city that preserves urban structures and architecture from 2,000 years of uninterrupted development.
Crespi d’Adda Province of Bergamo, Lombardy Well preserved and partially in use company town built in the 19th and 20th centuries for the workforce of a textile manufacturer. The town includes both residential buildings and common public services such as a clinic, a school, theater or sports center.
Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta City and Province of Ferrara, Emilia–Romagna, Intellectual and artistic center during the Italian Renaissance of the 15th and 16th century with well-preserved urban landscape.
Piazza del Duomo, Pisa City and Province of Pisa, Tuscany This walled area is one of the finest architectural complexes in the world and includes four medieval masterpieces from the 11th to 14th century: the cathedral, baptistery, cemetery and the leaning tower.