From the Colosseum to the Uffizi Gallery, 10 restoration sites symbolizing an Italian revival

Nov 01, 2015 1054

by Massimo Frontera

Of the many restoration works currently underway in Italy, some involve complexes of outstanding significance, on which substantial resources are being invested and that could give a significant boost to the country's economy, besides representing a precious heritage for humanity. Here is a selection of 10 of these gems.

Badly damaged by the earthquake of 2009, the St. Bernardino Basilica reopened on May 2 after six years of restoration, which cost €25 million. The restoration of the golden wooden false ceiling in the central nave was financed through a €300,000 donation from the Cassa di Risparmio dell'Aquila Foundation.

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Fonte: Italy24

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