The man, probably limping, was killed by a boulder hurled at high speed by the force of the eruption that practically beheaded him. The chest … Read more
“Archivio storico del Banco di Napoli” was founded in 1539. This archive is a valuable source of historical information ranging from 1450 to today. The … Read more
The Galleria Borbonica, Tunnel Borbonico or Bourbon Tunnel is an ancient military underground passage connenting the Royal Palace to military barracks in Naples, enabling the … Read more
A 2014 report by Italian government estimates that more than €3 billion has already been spent on 693 unfinished (and abandoned) structures in Italy.
Built by Bourbon kings of Naples during 18th century, the Royal Palace of Caserta was the largest palace in Europe and a perfect example of Baroque art style.
Roads closed to create private racetracks near Etna. Hundreds of Youtube videos showing horse gigs at crazy speed on city streets.
The cataclysmic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD was one of the most spectacular and destructive events in ancient history. Two towns and many … Read more