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Top 10 Italy Sightseeing Highlights - Art History

Italy is chock full of sightseeing. Here we provide 10 Italy sightseeing highlights related to art history.

Source: http://italiantourism.us

Michelangelo's David Statue Florence Accademia Museum

The iconic sculpture may be the most famous statue in history.

Mantegna’s Dead Christ Milan Brera Museum

Mantegna’s sculptural painting style in the stony Christ figure shows his fundamental sculptural approach to painting. The painting is a complete divorce from Medieval depictions.

Capitoline Wolf Rome Capitoline Museum

The Capitoline Wolf is thought by some to be a bronze from the Etruscan error. It depicts the she-wolf suckling Romulus and Remus. This story is one of the legends of the founding of Rome.

Madonna di Ca’ Pesaro by Titian Venice Friars Church

One of the most important works of art in Italy. Great colors, playful, and in the style of Raphael. Stunning Renaissance painting is located in Friars Church, Venice Italy.

Sistine Chapel Rome Vatican Museum

Rome sightseeing would not be complete without a visit to Vatican City. The Vatican Museum is one of the world's best collections of art. At the end of the Vatican Museum tour you'll find the Sistine Chapel.

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Raphael Rooms - Vatican Museum

Raphael Rooms - Vatican Museum
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Birth of Venus - Uffizi Gallery, Florence

Birth of Venus - Uffizi Gallery, Florence

The Birth of Venus by Botticelli - Uffizi Gallery in Florence.

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Flagellation of Christ by Piero della Francesca - Galleria Nazionale delle Marche, Urbino

Flagellation of Christ by Piero della Francesca - Galleria Nazionale delle Marche, Urbino

Flagellation of Christ by Piero della Francesca - Galleria Nazionale delle Marche in Urbino

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Last Supper - Santa Maria delle Grazie - Leonardo Da Vinci

Last Supper - Santa Maria delle Grazie - Leonardo Da Vinci

Last Supper - Santa Maria delle Grazie - Leonardo Da Vinci

Scrovegni Chapel - Padua

Giotto's Scrovegni Chapel - Venice sightseeing highlights One of the most important sightseeing highlights in all of Italy is the Scrovegni Chapel. Located in Padua, it is a short day trip from Venice. Housed inside the chapel is Giotto's Last Judgement frescoes.

Pleasant things to enjoy in Padua City, Italy

Padua is a city situated in Italy. It is also the capital city of province of Padua and is the communication and economic hub of the area. This place also hosts the 820 years old university named as 'University of Padua'. I got well familiar with Padua when I and some of my friends planned...