A journey through Italy’s lesser-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Feb 08, 2016 1723

by Chiara Assi

Did you know that Italy counts a whooping 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites? That makes it the country with the most sites on the World Heritage List. And while some are very well known around the globe – think glitzy Amalfi Coast, the stunning archeological area of Pompeii, and the historical centers of cities such as Florence and Rome – some others are definitely less known, but worth visiting and exploring.

Aquileia (Friuli): Its large archeological site and its stunning Basilica make Aquileia an amazing destination for history buffs. Founded by the Romans in 181 B.C., the city offers some of the best-preserved testimonies to Ancient Rome's grandeur.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

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