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Genova, Italy

Monteverde Angel

The "Mona Lisa" of funerary art.
Genova, Italy

Genoa Cathedral

This cathedral hides a sculpted dog that determines your fate and an unexploded shell from World War II.
Genova, Italy

Palazzo San Giorgio

Once home to one of the oldest banks in the world, this building is also where Marco Polo's famous travelogue was written.
Genoa, Italy

Roman Polanski's Neptune

Massive galleon from a box-office bomb docked in Genoa.
Genoa, Italy

Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno

A stunning cemetery famous for its extraordinarily delicate & lifelike mourning sculptures.
Câmara de Lobos, Portugal

Cabo Girão Skywalk

This glass skywalk offers vertiginous views down the volcanic cliffs to the beach below.
Raiano, Italy

Eremo di Saint Venantius (Hermitage of Saint Venantius)

A holy stone inside this spectacular hermitage is said to have healing properties.
Caramanico Terme, Italy

Eremo di San Giovanni all'Orfento (Hermitage of Saint John all'Orfento)

You can only access this hermitage by crawling under a ledge suspended above an overhang.
San Donato di Ninea, Italy

Grotta di Sant'Angelo

The ruins of a rural church and a statue of Archangel Gabriel are tucked away in Majella National Park.
Rome, Italy

'Res Gestae Divi Augusti' ('The Deeds of the Divine Augustus')

A large replica of a monumental Roman inscription is located on the side of this museum.
Italy

Eremo di San Girolamo (Hermitage of Saint Jerome)

The 16th-century son of Sienese nobility carved this hermitage out of volcanic rock.
Rome, Italy

Casa di Lorenzo Manilio

A 15th-century monumental Latin inscription on this house celebrates Lorenzo Manilio's love for Rome.
Rome, Italy

Anita Garibaldi Monument

The Italian revolutionary's legendary wife is portrayed on horseback waving a gun and holding her child in this memorial on the Janiculum.
Collepardo, Italy

Pozzo d'Antullo

An enormous sinkhole that local lore attributes to the anger of the Virgin Mary.
Viterbo, Italy

Norchia Necropolis

One of ancient Etruria's most spectacular archaeological sites with impressive necropolises and rugged landscape.
Rome, Italy

Bunker Soratte

Hidden within this iconic mountain are a set of World War II bunkers once used by German forces.
Turin, Italy

Piazza Statuto

This fountain is dedicated to the workers who perished constructing the Fréjus Rail Tunnel.
Rome, Italy

The Water Clock

This hydrochronometer was invented by a Dominican monk and is a prime feature in this garden.
Rome, Italy

Basilica of San Giorgio in Velabro

This medieval church in Rome was almost destroyed following a terrorist attack in 1993.
Venice, Italy

Church of Santa Margherita

This deconsecrated church has seen many uses, from a tobacco storehouse to a cinema.
Venice, Italy

Ponte delle Tette

In the past, Renaissance sex workers were encouraged to entice customers on this bridge.
Venice, Italy

Portrait of the Four Tetrarchs

This Roman statue is missing a limb from when the Venetians stole it from Constantinople during the Crusades.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Lost Third Column

Two stone columns flank the grand Venice square, but there were supposed to be three.
Venice, Italy

Piraeus Lion

Thousand-year-old Viking runes adorn an ancient Greek lion at the entrance to the Venetian Arsenal.