Top 10 Places in Italy - 2017



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In 1st place is the Amalfi Coast. Amalfi Coast is a stretch of coastline on the southern part of the Sorrentine Peninsula in Southern Italy. It stretches from Positano in the west to Vietri sul Mare in the east. Salerno is a main town close to the Amalfi Coast. Agerola, which belongs to Province of Naples is located very close to the coast.
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In 2nd place is the Mount Etna. Mount Etna is an active stratovolcano located on the east coast of Sicily. The name is supposed to have originated from a Phoenician word attuna meaning furnace. Mount Etna is the highest mountain in Italy south of Alps. It is by far the largest active volcano in Italy, about two and a half times largest than the second Mount Vesuvius.
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In 3rd place is the Tempio Malatestiano. Tempio Malatestiano is a cathedral church of Rimini, Italy. It is officially named for St. Francis. It takes the name from Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, who commissioned the reconstruction of Tempio Malatestiano by the Renaissance theorist and architect Leon Battista Alberti around 1450.
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In 4th place is the Rome. One of the most important tourist destinations of the world is Rome. It is due to its incalculable diversity of artistic and archeological treasures. It is best known for its charm in its tradition, its panorama views and magnificent and majestic villas. There are a plenty of museums, aqueducts, fountains, churches, palaces and historical buildings of importance in Rome.
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In 5th place is the Vatican City. Vatican City is a landlocked sovereign city-state, bounded within walled enclave in the city of Rome. The population is just over 800 and the area covered is approximately 44 hectares. It was established in 1929 by the Lateran Treaty, signed by Cardinal Secretary of the State Pietro Gasparri.
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In 6th place is the Apostolic Palace. The Apostolic Palace is the residence of the Pope in the Vatican City. It is known as the Papal Palace, The Palace of Vatican and The Sacred Palace. In Vatican the people refer the palace as Palace of Sixtus V in honor of the Pope Sixtus V.
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In 7th place is the Saint Peter's Square. Saint Peter's Square is located in Vatican City, Rome. It is situated in front of the St. Peter’s Basilica. It is an open space in front of the Basilica which allows a great number of people to see the Pope give blessings. Pope gives blessings either in the middle of the façade or from the window in the Vatican Palace.
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In 8th place is the Ponte Sant'Angelo. Ponte Sant'Angelo is a bridge in Rome, Italy meaning the Bridge of Hadrian. It was completed in 134 AD by the Roman Emperor Hadrian to span the Tiber from the city center to his newly constructed mausoleum which now towers the Castle Sant’Angelo. It is a sole pedestrian bridge and provides a photogenic vista of the Castle Sant’Angelo.
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In 9th place is the Saint Peter's Basilica. Saint Peter's Basilica is a Late Renaissance Church located in Vatican City, Rome. It has the largest interior of any Christian church in the world. Saint Peter's Basilica is regarded as one of the holiest Catholic sites. It has been regarded as “the greatest of all churches of Christendom”.
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In 10th place is the Sistine Chapel. The best known chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the place where the pope of the Vatican City resides is the Sistine Chapel. It is famous for its architecture and decorations that was frescoed by the greatest Renaissance artists like Raphael, Michelangelo, Bermini and Sandro Botticelli.
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