Italy has a warm Great Mediterranean climate, suitable for year-round tourism. Italy is also a tourist country that attracts more than 50 million tourists each year with unique architectural works, rich culture, excellent beaches and ancient priceless relics….
Among them, there are 7 landmarks you should never miss when traveling Italy.
The most famous tourist destinations of Italy
Leaning Tower of Pisa – The symbol of Italy
Topping the list of famous tourist attractions in Italy is the Leaning tower of Pisa – the symbol of Italy.
The tower was built in the 12th century with an original shape no different from other towers in the world. But because it was built on soft ground, over time the tower began to lean over and becomes one of the most unique places to visit Italy. Currently, after many efforts to prevent the tower from collapsing, the Leaning Tower of Pisa has a stable tilt of 3.9 degrees.
Colosseum – The most unique ancient Roman architecture in the world
Colosseum is only a ruin but it is still a symbol and a heroic proof for the great Roman Empire, one of the most beautiful and unique ancient Roman architecture left in the world. Moreover, the Colosseum is one of the famous tourist attractions, captivating many Italian tourists in Rome.
Florence Cathedral – The most prominent Gothic architecture in Italy
Don’t miss the Florence Cathedral when traveling to the art city of Florence, Italy. Built during the Renaissance, featuring a unique Gothic architecture dome, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is not only a symbol of the art city of Florence, but also a beautiful architectural work.
In addition to Florence Cathedral, when traveling to Florence, Italy, do not forget to admire the immense vineyards and visit the famous Italian wineries.
Saint Mark’s Basilica – Italy’s largest gold-plated building
Any visitor traveling to Venice, Italy will take time to visit Saint Mark’s Basilica to admire its unique dome, Byzantine architecture and beautiful mosaics as well as many other priceless artifacts. In particular, some of the cathedral’s towers are inlaid with gold. It is also known as the Golden Church.
Trevi Fountain – The most magnificent sculpture in the city of Rome, Italy
Italy has many special sculptures, of which the Trevi fountain is the most magnificent one, attracting the most tourists. The statues of Neptune, Tritons, seahorses, young girls… exquisitely carved from limestone and Carrara marble are the charming highlights of this place.
But the most famous thing about the Travi fountain is its legend, which says that throwing a coin into the fountain will make your wish come true… More than 3,000 euros were thrown into the water here every day, which is often used to reduce poverty in Rome.
Amalfi Coast – The most beautiful beach in Italy
The beautiful rock fields and the small town with colorful architecture, built on the hillsides and cliffs, have made Amalfi coast become one of the most wonderful destinations to visit in Italy. Not only that, this coast has become the filming location for many world-famous films and TV shows.
In addition, the seafood here is very fresh and quite cheap. Admiring the beautiful scenery while enjoying exquisite cuisine, then visiting some famous towns buried by volcanoes… These will be unforgettable experiences for tourists.
Grand Canal – The most desirable place when traveling to Venice, Italy
The Grand Canal is Venice’s famous S-shaped road. When coming to this place, you must experience Italy’s most romantic pleasures, such as sitting on the Gondolas, watching the Rialto Bridge and listening to the boat drivers singing traditional Italian songs.
Especially, if you travel to Venice, Italy in September, you can also watch the boat race on the Grand Canal every year.