The celebrated bridge of the Rialto was built under the government of the Doge Pascal Cicogna
This Arch was a tribute of gratitude to the Emperor Trajan, and was erected in the year 115 A. D.
The Strada maggiore is a street leading from the gate of the same name to the centre of the city
A picturesque tour of Italy, from drawings made in 1816-1817 by James Hakewill and William Turner.
Percy Bysshe Shelley in Italy. Temple of Neptune at Paestum. Letter from Naples. The Year 1818.
The Golden Gate is a walled gate on the east side of the Jerusalem Temple Mount / Haram ash-Sharif, dating from early Islamic times.
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