LATER FRENCH GOTHIC: St. Maclou, Rouen, France, C. 1500-1514. While the Renaissance was already in full swing in Italy, the French were pushing the extremes with elaborate ornamentation as seen in the exquisite traceries of St. Maclou. Considered one of the best examples of the "Flamboyant style" of Gothic architecture in France.
Verona, Italy, Juliet's Balcony.. I love how much history this place has. I've always wanted to visit it. The fact this place had been built for a character from one of Shakespeares most well known place a really shows how much of a genius the man was.
Pompeii - a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. Along with Herculaneum, Pompeii was partially destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79.
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Palazzo Medici Riccardi offers the visitor the chance to retrace over four centuries of the history of art, architecture and collectionism in Florence. The itinerary starts on the ground floor, the fulcrum of which is Michelozzo’s fifteenth-century courtyard, one of the most suggestive sites of Renaissance Florence.
While not often on most visitors itinerary, Turin, the regional capital of Piedmont located in the northwest corner of the boot, boasts some amazing gems and is steep in history | Photo credit: Lucia Hannau @turinepi | BrowsingItaly