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A Brief History of the Pantheon in Rome, Italy

The original Pantheon, meaning "Every god" was built in 27-25 BC by Marcus Agrippa as a temple to all the Gods of Ancient Rome but nowdays a pantheon can refer to any monument that honors the dead. It was then burnt down in 80 AD and then rebuilt in 125 …

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Brief History of Genoa, Italy

Are you thinking of to spend your vacation in Europe? If yes, why not visit the Liguria region of Italy? Located at the northern part of Italy, Liguria region is commonly called as Italian Riviera. This land lies on Ligurian Sea and is near French Riviera and Monaco. The region …

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The History of Casco Antiguo (Casco Viejo)

In 1673, within two years after the devastating attack by Henry Morgan, Panamá Antigua was relocated west to the present day location of Casco Antiguo. This was done by governor Don Antonio Fernández de Córdoba y Mendoza, on orders of the King of Spain to protect his interests, to what …

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A Brief History of the Pantheon in Rome, Italy

The original Pantheon, meaning “Every god” was built in 27-25 BC by Marcus Agrippa as a temple to all the Gods of Ancient Rome but nowadays a pantheon can refer to any monument that honours the dead. It was then burnt down in 80 AD and then rebuilt in 125 …

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A Brief History of the La Scala Opera House

Known in Italian as Teatro alla Scala , the opera house in Milan – an industrial city in Northern Italy often compared to Chicago – is the Mecca of the art form for performers and opera lovers the world over. Aspiring singers who want to "make it" in the world …

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