Hotel Edison

Via De Medicis 33, Fiuggi, Lazio, 03015, Italy | Hotel
 

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So close to Rome, but so surprising (8900km)

A travel blog entry by cflove

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... was a terrible rotten eggs smell and I could not imagine why anyone would stay in the campsite inside the crater. The Phlegrean Fields is a volcanic area famous because the whole area moved up and down without any major earthquakes. The sea snail borings high up in a Roman pillar caused a major geological debate in the 18C, since how was this possible? Now we know that the land can 'heave' and without an earthquake destroying the buidlings.

After taking ...

Hadrians villa

A travel blog entry by groovyduck

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... when covered in marble of red green and white, plastered frescoed walls, mosaics and sculptures. Even now the height of the buildings is amazing. Most of the sculptures were excavated in the 17th century to furnish the villa del este where I'm off to this ...

Villa del Este

A travel blog entry by groovyduck

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Have been keen to go here since seeing it on month dons Italian gardens series. Having had a hectic time in rome I decided to take the weight off and let a tour guide shepherd me around.

Although I'd have liked a bit longer to amble I was pleasantly surprised that it wasn't packed out with people.

Got some nice shots of the famous ...

Second day in Florence

A travel blog entry by lottie2014

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Went on a walking tour of Florence which included a stop at a Florentine leather and jewellery store where they showed how to tell the difference between real and fake leather. This didn't interest me that much as I don't wear leather. We did get to see a few cool statues including a replica of Michelangelo's David (the original is in a gallery). The best part of the day was finally getting ...

Tivoli and Villa d'Este

A travel blog entry by kimrobbie

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... Este is a UNESCO World Heritage site that has been listed because it is such a fantastic example of Renaissance culture, design and aesthetics. The villa was built in 1560 by Cardinal Ippolito Il d'Este, who had narrowly missed out on becoming Pope, so he put his energies into the villa and its gardens while he was Tivoli's Governor. Villa d'Este while being a lovely building in its own right, the frescoes inside ...

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This hotel, located on Via De Medicis 33, Fiuggi, is near Alatri (Hernici Aletrium).
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